replaced brake pads front and rear and now there is resistance as though brakes are on when taking off

Asked by Feb 17, 2013 at 11:12 PM about the 1985 Subaru GL

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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jack up find the one thats tight, not seated

calipers are sticky, the caliper slides were not lubricated with the proper lubricant- possibly the calipers are defective but your mechanic would have noticed it when he disassembled to clean and lube the slides.

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Feel the wheels after a drive. The hot wheel will need to be checked out.

your handbrake has been left on.

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EU might have tightened the back breaks to tight if they are drums the liettle key that makes the tighter might just loosen them up a touch but still good enough for the e break to grab

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EU might have tightened the back breaks to tight if they are drums the liettle key that makes the tighter might just loosen them up a touch but still good enough for the e break to grab

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EU might have tightened the back breaks to tight if they are drums the liettle key that makes the tighter might just loosen them up a touch but still good enough for the e break to grab

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
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EU might have tightened the back breaks to tight if they are drums the liettle key that makes the tighter might just loosen them up a touch but still good enough for the e break to grab

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EU might have tightened the back breaks to tight if they are drums the liettle key that makes the tighter might just loosen them up a touch but still good enough for the e break to grab

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