Brakes Binding need help

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Lukeyk
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Brakes Binding need help

Post by Lukeyk » 27 Feb 2017, 15:45

Hi all, I'm new to this, so will just get straight into it, my brakes started binding nearly a year ago, I'm still having problems, I have a bmw 123d m sport 08 E87, I've had it on every wheel at different times, I've had brake flex hoses fitted, brake master cylinder, 3 new calipers, abs module serviced and corrected, what else can be wrong, it's still binding now, disks get really hot on just a 5/10 minute drive.

Anybody else had this problem? Has anybody got any ideas what could be wrong?
I just seem to be going round in circles with the garage

Thanks in advance

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Re: Brakes Binding need help

Post by M60NJP » 27 Feb 2017, 16:31

There's not many reasons for binding:

Stuck piston - unlikely if 3/4 calipers have been replaced
Calipers are sticking on their mounts - possible if the carrier is corroded and the garage didn't clean them.
Floating pins are sticking ' as per calipers above.

What's the mileage on the car and are you using a BMW dealer/independent?

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Re: Brakes Binding need help

Post by cockneyrebel » 27 Feb 2017, 17:46

Warped discs ??
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Re: Brakes Binding need help

Post by Lukeyk » 28 Feb 2017, 22:02

Using independent dealer but they are using bmw parts, I don't use brakes heavily either, how do I know or check if discs have warped?

Miles on car are roughly 167k

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Re: Brakes Binding need help

Post by cockneyrebel » 28 Feb 2017, 23:01

Lukeyk wrote:Using independent dealer but they are using bmw parts, I don't use brakes heavily either, how do I know or check if discs have warped?

Miles on car are roughly 167k
Take wheel off, do bolts back up & spin it.
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