Question about 1999 Daewoo Lanos
The caliper on the Daewoo Lanos (1999/1.4) only has one piston in the caliper. I was wondering how the brake pad on the non piston side is forced against the brake disc.
The single-piston floating-caliper disc brake is self-centering and self-adjusting. The caliper is able to slide from side to side so it will move to the center each time the brakes are applied. Also, since there is no spring to pull the pads away from the disc, the pads always stay in light contact with the rotor (the rubber piston seal and any wobble in the rotor may actually pull the pads a small distance away from the rotor). This is important because the pistons in the brakes are much larger in diameter than the ones in the master cylinder. If the brake pistons retracted into their cylinders, it might take several applications of the brake pedal to pump enough fluid into the brake cylinder to engage the brake pads
Posted on Aug 25, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Dec 31, 2016 | 2001 Daewoo Lanos
Nov 07, 2012 | 1999 Daewoo Matiz
May 17, 2010 | 1999 Daewoo Leganza
Sep 08, 2009 | 1999 Daewoo Nubira
May 06, 2009 | 1999 Daewoo Lanos
May 03, 2009 | 1999 Daewoo Lanos
Apr 29, 2009 | 2000 Daewoo Leganza
Nov 16, 2008 | 1999 Daewoo Lanos
Jun 19, 2008 | 1999 Daewoo Nubira
194 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!