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I have been getting vibrations on the steering wheel when braking from 30mph+. So i decided to to take a look on the left handside at the rear there is uneven pad wear. So i asked a mechanic and he said it might be part of the caliper has seized. Can any one advice me on this.. Also how much a calliper is?? would i need to change the discs as well. Anyone know where i can get the parts cheap

thanks any advice is appreciated.

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I have been getting vibrations on the steering wheel when braking from 30mph+. So i decided to to take a look on the left handside at the rear there is uneven pad wear. So i asked a mechanic and he said it might be part of the caliper has seized. Can any one advice me on this.. Also how much a calliper is?? would i need to change the discs as well. Anyone know where i can get the parts cheap

thanks any advice is appreciated.

thanks

You can get a caliper fixing kit form Lexus, cost is approx £50. better than paying £200 pounds + for the caliper.

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It could also be one of the sliding bolts that have seized. This happened to me. check that they slide in and out easily

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My car has only done 50k and this is happened. is there any reason why this has happened. The previous owner lived in the countryside, could that be something to do with it.

Anyways i have found some breakers who can do me discs and the calliper for abt 100ish, coming off a car with about 15k would this be ok??

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its not the end of the world! i wouldnt buy 2nd hand discs, new ones are not expensive anyway. take it to a garage and get them to have a look if you cant do it yourself.

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Would the discs and calliper off an estate be the same for the saloon version. Also is this the cause of the vibrations when braking and the soft brake pedal.

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Yes i have sourced some breakers who can do them for about £60-70, but i need to know if estate parts will fit a saloon.

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Yes i have sourced some breakers who can do them for about £60-70, but i need to know if estate parts will fit a saloon.

thanks

Brakes for all versions of the IS200/300 are the same

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It could also be one of the sliding bolts that have seized. This happened to me. check that they slide in and out easily

I changed my pads today, one of the brake pads was worn un evenly. What exactly is the sliding bolt? I cleaned it all and put grease on the sides of the pads so the slide in and out fine now. I will keep an eye on it and see if its solved or if it's the calliper.

What does the caliper fixing kit consist of?

Thanks.

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there is no slider blot on the back brakes, they have two opposing pistons....

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there is no slider blot on the back brakes, they have two opposing pistons....

Sorry, mine was front drivers side caliper, not rear like the original poster. Where's the slider bolt and what do I check? Thanks.

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iv just had the same problem with the front bought new disks and pads 100 quid and then used breakeryard.com and got 2 second hand calipers for just over 100 quid

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