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Rear brakcaliper pistons literally shattered... Never seen anything like this before!

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Old 03-19-2012, 12:02 PM
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Default Rear brakcaliper pistons literally shattered... Never seen anything like this before!

'01 F250, tried to back out of the Garage on Saturday, and heard a bang and the pedal went to the floor. The lining had fallen off the pad, and this is what I found
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Old 03-19-2012, 09:35 PM
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those are probably a composite material as they have put them on alot of vehicles ive broke em compressing the pistons with a big pair of channel locks..
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Pad material rusted , fell apart and pistons traveled out to far and broke , they are fragile , phenolic material
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Old 03-20-2012, 09:50 AM
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Pad material rusted , fell apart and pistons traveled out to far and broke , they are fragile , phenolic material
Seems that is exactly what happened. I'm a little peeved since the pads still had about 3/4 life left in them. Gotta love road salt
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Gotta love road salt
Gotta love trying to keep anything in good shape in Ohio.
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