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    Caliper closes, doesn't open

    I have a set of Avid Juicy 7's and my front one will close onto the rotor, but then it won't open. It worked fine one day, then it sat on the roof of the car for a couple of days (front wheel off) and the next time I went to ride I had this problem. Any ideas, things I can try? Thanks!

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    does the speed dial / lever throw adjustment do anythin?

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    Quote Originally Posted by eh?
    does the speed dial / lever throw adjustment do anythin?
    Not sure, I'll check in a few minutes when I go out to the car.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DmofoT
    I have a set of Avid Juicy 7's and my front one will close onto the rotor, but then it won't open. It worked fine one day, then it sat on the roof of the car for a couple of days (front wheel off) and the next time I went to ride I had this problem. Any ideas, things I can try? Thanks!

    DT
    Stopped by the shop yesterday to pick up some things and had them just look at the brake before I did anything to it. Turns out there is probably something wrong in the lever and in the caliper - when you pull the lever, it doesn't go back to where it should, but you can push it back out. But even when you do this, the pads don't fully retract so you get a lot of rubbing. We called SRAM and they said to send it in. Never had this problem with the rear brake, but before I left the shop we tried that one and it had started doing it too, not nearly as noticeable and there really isn't too much drag, but it's there. Can't send that one in until after the weekend.

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