Brakes Stuck On! Help

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  1. Gordon_00

    Gordon_00 New Member

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    Hi guys,
    Doing some work on the wifes car and i am in a bit of a bind here.
    it needed new brakes and since the old ones only lasted 20,000 miles i was told i needed new calipers because they were dragging.

    i replaced the pads with Hawk HPS, Calipers with rebuilt PBR, and bought Bendix Rotors (cheaper than having them turned ect.)

    now the brakes are stuck on and i cannot even turn the wheel at all.

    i got new slide pins with the rotors, and put them in.
    with the wheel off, i can move the caliper back and forth, so it seems like it isnt the slide pins... ie, they aren't frozen in place.

    when i was bleeding the system, i first tried using the Phoenix Systems DIY kit and tried to "reverse bleed" where you push fluid in backwards through the system and it comes out the top.
    however after no fluid would go in, i gave up and bled by foot.

    i am wondering if there is a check valve or something...
    the fluid went out just fine through the bleeder screw but wont release the brakes.
     
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    SILENTPANDA25 New Member

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    DID YOU APPLY GREASE OR VASELINE TO THE SLIDER PINS BEFORE INSTALLING THEM?...... CHECK MASTERCYLINDER FOR LEAKS AROUND THE SEAL.... DOES THE CAR MOVE AT ALL OR JUST STUCK IN PLACE.... WAS TH OLD ROTORS WARPED ... DID IT EVER SMOKE FROM THE ROTORS GETTING HOT..... CHECK THE SPRINGS ON THE CALIPERS ARE THEY RUSTY? RUST WILL CAUSE THIS BAD.....
     
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