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Old 07-16-2013, 10:26 PM
kevin.rapes kevin.rapes is offline
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Default Need Opinions - Brake Problems

I currently drive a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Crew Cab with the 5.7 Hemi. It has around 61,000 miles on it. I bought it in March with 55,000 miles. Anyways, its only happened three times since I got it, but it will start to "pull" to the left. Essentially the front, drivers side brake is sticking. This happens when I'm driving through an area where I may have had to use my brake a fair amount. The thing is, the brake eventually will stop sticking without me doing anything to it. So I initially thought it was the caliper, but I am confused why it has only done this 3 times. Wouldn't if the caliper was failing, it would just fail?

Any opinions are greatly appreciated. Thank you.
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Old 07-17-2013, 01:00 AM
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not always. sounds like when it gets hot it starts sticking. you can try going for a short drive and use your brakes a lot or ride the brakes a little if it does it then you know it will need a new caliper.
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Old 07-17-2013, 07:16 AM
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pull your caliper off and open the rubber gromit and spray some wd40 in there.. it might have some really bad dried up grease or crud .... if not then ^^^
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