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Old 11-17-2012, 09:25 PM
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Originally Posted by fumplet View Post
2nd time in a year the right front brake pads wore down to the rotor. Left or drivers side has 90% pad left. Just replaced pads again tonight. Caliper piston comressed with out issues and doesnt seem to be binding. The caliper is from autozone so yes the sliders should be good. Whats odd is not only does it eat pads in 6 months, the squealer pad doesnt squeal because the piston side pad wore more quickly right into the rotor. Also noted the piston wasnt square in its bore/pad wore at an angle. Car doesnt have abs but it has the type of master cylinder that has a brake line port for each wheel. Master cylinder is reman from advanceauto last year. Only thing I can think of is possably the right front brake line misinstalled into a rear port?? Trying to find a diagram of what each port goes to.
It could be off shore calipers that are screwed but 2 in a row??? What about the remanufactured master cylinder, if it has a brake line port for each wheel it could be a bad master, that's why I asked if it happened right after the master was installed?
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