i have a 2010 dodge 2500 the passenger side front brake will get hot

Asked by Dec 15, 2015 at 06:42 PM about the 2010 Dodge Ram 2500 ST Crew Cab 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I can smell the brake and it will smoke I looked the pads are fine the rotar looks okay

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12,485

It is highly likely that you have a caliper hanging up. I just recently had the same problem on my 2008 Jeep. The problem was the slides were rusted and frozen solid so one side of the caliper would not release from the other. Definitely have it looked at. It will kill your gas mileage and most likely kill the rotor and pads.

12,485

Here's a video to lubricate the sliders. It seems it's a go-pro. A little tough to watch, but it will give you an idea of what the problem might be. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IxJFoZxKaE

21,120

Also could be a collapsed brake hose. A brake can be collapsed on the inside of the hose with no visual collapsing on the outside of the hose.

If it is the caliper it is intermitent I put the brakes on my self lubed all the slides neversiezed all the bolts

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