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Old 10-29-2012, 07:41 PM
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Had my local mechanic look at my front brakes today since they were squeaking badly. He jacked up the front and tried to turn the tire around. It turned but not easily. He checked the sliders on the calipers, nope OK there. Then he opened up the bleeder and drained a little fluid out. That freed the brakes but he said it might be a brake line. We then checked the other front side, same deal, wouldn't turn easily. He is sure it is the ABS system. I've got an appt. with my dealer Friday and I've got 35,500 miles on the truck, just under the 36,000 mile warrentee . Anyone else have a idea of what else it could be? Hopefully when they get fixed my MPG will be better!
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Old 10-30-2012, 11:18 AM
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Wow, spotted that one just in time, best of luck, hope all goes well at the dealer
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Old 10-30-2012, 12:02 PM
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Thanks, I'll keep ya posted.
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Dealer said it was a corroded brake caliper and a stuck brake pad...hmmm. They cleaned it up and said everything is fine now. I haven't jacked it up yet to see if the wheels spin freely. All I can say is it better be fixed right!
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Old 11-10-2012, 03:20 PM
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Good news. Got my truck inspected the other day and had them check the front wheels again...they are free! I've gained between 1.5-2mpg since having them fixed! Friggin' A!
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Cool deal. Glad the dealer actually helped. Mine is pretty good, Daytona Dodge - I even bought a FIAT 500 for my wife a week after I traded my '09 1500 RAM for a '12 2500 w/6.7 HO. Got 1000 more bucks than I paid for my 1500 and OTD for 24k even. Seemed like a good deal and I am happy with the truck.
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