Mechanics

FRONT BRAKES OVERHEATING

2000 Ford Mustang • 36,000 miles

Has anyone got a clue to the front brakes overheating on a 2000 Mustang GT, ive replaced with brand new calipers, new hubs and bearings, new hoses, various new pads yet still overheats and feels like they very gently drag, nothing is seized as everything has been replaced, at a complete loss now.
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Glennv8
March 11, 2012.



Does it have ABS?

Tiny
Fixitmr
Mar 11, 2012.
What brand brake pads are you using?Do you have rear drum brakes?

Saturntech9
Mar 11, 2012.
Yes its got abs and traction control, have tried disconecting the abs and still the same, abs light does come on when they overheat, no codes or faults show up on code readers.

Tiny
Glennv8
Mar 11, 2012.
Have tried every brand of pad available including red stuff but still no joy.

Tiny
Glennv8
Mar 11, 2012.
So do you have drum or disc brakes in the rear?Also what brand pads are you using?

Saturntech9
Mar 11, 2012.
Rear brakes are also discs and are working perfect.

Tiny
Glennv8
Mar 11, 2012.
Have tried original ford pads, raybestos, ebc the lot.

Tiny
Glennv8
Mar 11, 2012.
Maybe the wrong brake fluid was added at one time causing fluid pressure to be trapped in the brake lines causing brakes to drag. So is front and rear or just fronts ober heating?

Saturntech9
Mar 11, 2012.
Front brakes only, also had a full fluid change several times.

Tiny
Glennv8
Mar 11, 2012.
Also when did the problem start?

Tiny
Fixitmr
Mar 11, 2012.
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