Mechanics

STUCK BRAKE CALIPER

1991 Oldsmobile 98 • 283,000 miles

Replaced brake pads.
Caliper wouldn't allow wheel to fit.
Pressed brake pedal until caliper grasped rotor.
Now brake won't release.
Mounting bolt go through a sleeve that wouldn't slide. Had to use a c clamp to push them in.
Not sure I can get it back apart.
What needs to be replaced?
How do I do that?
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Paulklee
April 15, 2013.



Replace the mounting bolts. As far as the caliper, if you had to use a c clamp. I sugest replacing the caliper and the brake hose as you have a restriction here

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Apr 15, 2013.
Is it possible to replace the rubber sleeves that the sliders operate in?
I cleaned up the bolts and the seem to be ok.
They slide in the barrels but the silver barrels are not sliding in the sleeves.

Tiny
Paulklee
Apr 15, 2013.
It the larger ones that must slide freely. Remove them, clean them up and try to clean them

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Apr 15, 2013.