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    oil on pistons

    i noticed my juicy 5 was seriously lacking in power, so i took it all off and took out the pads - thinking it was them with oil or muck on them. and when i took them out i noticed on one of the pistons it was covered in oil around the edges, and if i give the lever the smallest of squeezes, not really moving the pad, more oil and some air seems to come out aswell.

    whats wrong??

    im taking it to my LBS later, just want a heads up.

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    O-ring is shot.
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    Or the piston is damaged.

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    took it to the LBS. apparently this isnt anything to worry about. anyway he is going to bleed the brakes and have a look at it anyway, il see how it copes in a few days.

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    il see what he says on friday, he might of found a problem.

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