1996 NISSAN BRAKE ROTOR AND TIRE RM ARE VERY HO

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  • kenkois
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Brakes problem
1996 Other Nissan Models 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 125255 miles

Aloha,
Just changed my front disc brake pads on my 1996 Nissan Quest Van. While driving about 2 miles, the two front rims are very hot. You can touch the rims for a maximum of 3 seconds before it gets unbearable. What could be the problem. The car drives well and the brakes work. I did not bleed the brake system.

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Friday, October 10th, 2008 AT 6:13 PM

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  • blackop555
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Did you grease up the proper parts of the brake system when puttin on new pads? With vehcile jacked up are wheels hard to turn by hand?

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Friday, October 10th, 2008 AT 7:35 PM
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No. Did not grease any brake parts? Which parts should I grease and where are they. Also, the front wheels were hard to turn.

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Sunday, October 12th, 2008 AT 12:24 AM
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Grease where the brake pads slide on the calipers, on the caliper bolts/slide rails basically any part that moves on the bracke shoes and caliper.

If this dont help try breaking open the bleeder valves does that loosen the wheels now?

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Sunday, October 12th, 2008 AT 8:24 AM

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