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Hi, Truck is at the garage today for a service and I have been informed the front drivers side caliper ...



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Old 05-30-2013, 07:47 AM
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Seized Caliper

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Truck is at the garage today for a service and I have been informed the front drivers side caliper is seized.
I had noticed a bit squeeling but didnt think it was too bad and was just gonna sort the pads.
The guy said he could send it away to get sorted/refurbed but wasnt sure if he could source parts ok for it in the UK.
Is this straight forward for him to do or am I best to get a new caliper?

He said theres maybe 10% left on the pads and discs look ok.

Is there a brake upgrade kit for these or are std brakes good enough
(I imagine if there was an upgrade it would be $$$$$$ )

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Standard brakes are great.
You can buy a caliper rebuild kit for around $10 i believe in the US
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I just bought some no name pads last week for dirt cheap. They literally didnt have a name…turned out to be sever duty ceramics lol.
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Rebuild kits are plentiful here in the US. The actual rebuilding is easy and any below average mechanic could perform in their sleep. As for new pads...OEM certainly offers great stopping power but downsides are heavy dust and fast wear to the disk. I've tried EBC but went to Zeckhausen pads and couldn't be more pleased. A little less initial bite but no dust and have so far seem to be lasting forever....my truck has over 130K with nearly 90K on just the Zeckhausen's.
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Standard brakes are great.
You can buy a caliper rebuild kit for around $10 i believe in the US
Think I could get one shipped over here?
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Also can you get piston kits or is that just seals ?
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You can also buy a new re-furbished caliper from them painted red and everything for around $250US plus your core.

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where is a good place to get rebuild kits?
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dont know where you are getting rebuild kit for 10 bucks but if you can get them for that buy all you can get i priced them last year when i was having an issue and they where any where from 60 to 100 bucks for the rebuild kit. better off buying a remanned one. i am still looking into and seeing what i can come up with for an after market caliper since i have had this issue a couple of times already and would love to get rid of factory calipers so i dont have to rebuild them constantly.
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