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    Squealing sticking hydros!

    My hydros need adjusting. The inside calipure (side that doesnt move) is rubbing up against the disc causing the wheel to squeal. How do I fix this?

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    Generally, both calipers move on hydraulic brakes. Maybe yours is just stuck?
    2009 De Rosa King 3: Red Shifters, RD, Cranks, Brakes, BB, & Cassette; Force FD; Reynolds DV46c wheels.

    2004 Specialized Stumpjumper FSR: X.0 gripshifters, RD; XTR FD, Cranks, Hayes HFX Carbon 9 Brakes; AC 350 Disc Wheels; Manitou Minute 2:00 100mm fork; Fox propedal triad rear shock; WTB weirwolf UST w/Stan's tubeless system.

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    That could be it. How would I fix that?

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    What's the brand?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Leo View Post
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    AFAIK, it's only the Hayes Soles that only move on one side. There's something wrong with your brakes...

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    remove pads and clean?

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    do the resting point of both pads adjust?

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    Bleed um. If that doesn't work you may have some seal issues. I would take it to your LBS and have them rebuild the calipers.

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    Look here.

    http://sram.com/_media/techdocs/2008...ual%20web.pdf\

    About page 30 or so tells you how to rebuild the caliper. You can use those directions to reset the pistons in their bores. Doing so will tell you if something is damaged and needs replacing. Replace/fix whatever is needed, bleed the systema nd you're good to go. Or, you may just need to push the pistons back in with a flat blade screwdriver and not mess with the full deal. Try that first. Take the wheel out, obviously. Replace. See if that helped reset things. And yes, both sides are supposed to move.

    Cue all the folks that are going to say: see! Told you so! Hydros are too much trouble! In 1...2...3...
    I believe the clouds in my coffee more than the weatherman on t.v.

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    Moved the whole caliper on the mount and it worked good enough to get me 5th place at todays race. I am just going to bring it into the shop. I dont have a bleed kit or any idea of what to do with one.

    Thanks for the help

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