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Peugeot 806 s reg front brakes binding

The front brakes on my 806 bind on after i do about 3 miles and get worse if i stop for 10 minuets but are fine again if i let them cool down i have changed the brake pads and the disks

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  • Glenn 38 Jun 21, 2008

    pressure of the brake peddle is excellent all brake lines look good don't know about the flexes

  • ralph_65 Jun 21, 2008

    have you checked the pistons inside the calipers,ridges may have formed

    causing them to drag,are brakes wearing evenly

  • Glenn 38 Jun 21, 2008

    hi ralph i have had the pistons out of the callipers and all seem good but after doing this they were fine for a week but know its all back / old pads were down to metal so pistons right out new ones pistons right in so should be away from any ridges maybe and no they don't wear even off side worse

  • Glenn 38 Jun 21, 2008

    hi near side just binds a bit off side binds to the point of smoking

  • Steven Adams
    Steven Adams May 11, 2010


    Are both front brakes binding on or just one side?



  • ybaj1369 May 11, 2010

    maybe check break line and pressure of the breaks,or just get a diagnostic check then you will know for sure.



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Flush the brake fluid at the calipers for the whole system. Keep adding new fluid into the master to be sure to flush it all and check to make sure you're using the same DOT spec (3 or 4). Water expands when it gets hot, possibly keeping positive brake pressure at non-braking. Brake fluid absorbs water and the only place to get water is at the seals in the calipers.
Bad flex hoses would be an all-the-time problem, not just at higher temperatures.

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