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  1. #1
    El CicloPath!!!!!!!
    Join Date
    Nov 2012

    Anyone ever had this experience with XT's?

    Front Brake

    Brake performancel is fine, no air in the system, good bleed, but after some hard braking, not even enough to get the brake hot, the inner piston does not retract as it should and it starts rubbing.

    Now here's where it gets weird. After about a minute, it slowly goes back to it's normal position and everything works fine again . The brake is only a few months old....the pads are worn down to about half....spacing is fine....

    I've tried rebleeding, lubing and cleaning the pistons....I was going to get some new pads, but..

    Any ideas?
    Last edited by Fachiro1; 10-09-2013 at 01:42 PM.

  2. #2
    Bro Mountainbiker
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    Join Date
    May 2010

    Anyone ever had this experience with XT's?

    Remove the wheel and pads, pump the pistons out a little, clean them off and lube them with mineral oil.
    May fix the problem.
    Raised in a Chicken-Coop by Chickens

  3. #3
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    What model XT?

  4. #4
    El CicloPath!!!!!!!
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    The newest version.

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