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Stiff break peddal hot breaks

Ok I bought a car guy told me it had a sticky break & he'd fixed it . both front breaks seazed on,I have put reconditioned callipers on,flexes,master cylander on its not so bad but still heating up,I notice the further I drive my break peddal becomes very stiff....

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  • jolene_jacks Apr 17, 2009

    the discs behind the front tyres are heating up not as bad as they were,its a pugeot 106 s reg

  • jolene_jacks Apr 17, 2009

    I saw on the internet the way to check your servo coz Ithought it maybe that,push the break peddal down start the car and if it goes down another couple of inches on starting the servo is fine is that anything to do with the power break booster loosing vacume?Im a girl by the way but very interested the car is driving ma mad

  • jolene_jacks Apr 17, 2009

    ok will

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What are you referring to that is still heating up ? from the info that you have give it sounds like power brake booster is leaking or loosing vacuum

hope2help shack

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  • james shack Apr 17, 2009

    lets back up now i know that you front caliper are sticking you need to get the pads to release from the rotors first of all. remove caliper, remove you brake piston with ultra fine sandpaper make the outside of the piston shiny silver. lubricate it with hi temp grease. re-install.
    reassemble. the bleed brake line very well to get any moisture out of the brakeline fluid should be clear.

    i hope this helps shack

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