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    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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    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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    Quote Originally Posted by 575cat View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by RT930turbo View Post
    Gotta love road salt
    Gotta love trying to keep anything in good shape in Ohio.


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