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Old 05-18-2011, 02:45 PM
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Default Weird brakes when/after rain?

My brakes make my front passenger side tire skid, even when applying light, even pressure after it had rained or if it is currently raining. It feels like the brakes suck for about 10 feet, then all of a sudden catch and skid. this happens at 5mph, it locks up the front right. ABS? Any ideas?
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Old 05-18-2011, 02:50 PM
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Default Re: Weird brakes when/after rain?

lube the sliders on the rails, its possibly a sticky slide.
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Old 05-18-2011, 02:58 PM
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Will do. These are the two on top of the caliper correct?
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Old 05-18-2011, 03:01 PM
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mhmm, they are long and smooth (thats what she said) and they have a rubber sleeve over them, take them out and put some grease in there, see if it helps. go to vatozone and get some grease for the brakes and grease everything except for the pads and rotors.

hopefully its something simple like that,. if not it might be a messed up piston or something...
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Old 05-18-2011, 03:51 PM
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Default Re: Weird brakes when/after rain?

i think its just because the pads get a little moisture in them...after you use them a few times do they stop locking up? my truck will do this but its only the first couple stops after they get some heat in them theyre fine
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Old 05-18-2011, 10:48 PM
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Default Re: Weird brakes when/after rain?

Sounds normal motion to me but could need to be a sticky caliper/slides or just wet and need some heat

Slam em HARD next time they do that and see if right after they work perfect
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