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Front Brakes .......... Senior Moment


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Hi guys & girls

Removed both calipers, carriers etc and overhauled them with seals, slide pins and pads due to the sticking caliper syndrome.

Can't now bleed brakes and I also think the calipers are on the wrong sides.

I assume that the bleed nipples should be at the top and not facing down, also can somebody tell me whether the pad with the wear indicator sits on the inside or the outside of the carrier?

On the calipers there is an L on one and an R on the other. This must mean Left and Right sided??

If so, I cannot fit the left caliper on the left side due to the pad retaining clips fowling on the caliper and visa versa on the right.

Could somebody post piccys of clip positions, bleed nipple position etc so I can get an idea where I have gone wrong.

As the title says......... Im having A real senior moment at the mo.

Many thanks in advance


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Many thanks for the replies fellas.

On my return from work next week I will get back on it (weather permitting)!!!!!

Once again ........... Many thanks


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Job done guys and girls.

Silly me had the pad retaining clips in the wrong positions.

Car now drives ................. and stops really well ............ with no more sticking calipers.

Thanks Steve & Patrick for your replies.



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