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im draggin my front breaks,, I know bc coming home well when I stop at the stop light smoke came out... and it smelled bad, like breaks.. what can I do,, replace the pads?:thumbdown: also, when I let go of the break, I can hear them rub...
 

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First diagnose the issue. You need to find out what's causing them to drag. Bad calipers? Jack up the front axle and spin the tire. See if there's alot of resistance. Are both dragging? is it pulling to one side when braking?
 

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well I saw smoke on both sides, but in regular driving it was pulling to the left, and I had it aligned a month ago
 

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I can tell when calipers are sticking or not functioning by feeling the wheel and hub after driving it a while. They would be really hot to the touch. If it's pulling to the left, then the right caliper isn't compressing, or the left is sticking.

calipers are cheap after the core charge so you should just replace both while you are at it.
 

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Front brake hose could be collasped not allowing fluid to return to master cylinder will cause this also.
 

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Check hoses and everything. Mine did this about a month ago after a nice little trail ride. Replaced the calipers and pads. Good as new. Mine were 22$ a piece after core charge.
 

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Check hoses and everything. Mine did this about a month ago after a nice little trail ride. Replaced the calipers and pads. Good as new. Mine were 22$ a piece after core charge.
Where'd ya get em?
 

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im taking it to the shop, today,,
 

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update

taking it to the shop, the tranny was not engaging and it was real slow,, so I took it to the tranny warranty maybe that was the problem, not the breaks, or both.. but IDK, Im going to have them fix the tranny and then see what I will do, bc I dont want tranny probs no more, maybe I will sell it and buy an other one,, I cant keep taking it to the shop for tranny issues, and now that the warranty is almos over, I cant pay again for this same sht
 

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Where'd ya get em?
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Belto:

I hope you get it fixed and running right. If not I hope you get another one to start with.
 
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