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    sticky after first ride

    took my first ride on my new bike and the code 5's are now sticky. the rear is stickier than the front. it was super muddy and I think I sprayed most of the mud out but there has to be something in there

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    What did you use to clean the bike with.
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    water

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    Take the caliper(s) off the bike, remove the pads, extend the pistons and spray them and the caliper interior with silicone spray, then wipe them down with a cotton bud, spray again and push them back into the caliper using a plastic tyre lever. Dry away any residual spray with a cloth, refit the pads and then refit/realign the caliper.

    Don't spray pressurised water at your calipers.
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    they were sticky before I washed it.

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    "they were sticky before I washed it."

    I didn't say that you'd caused the stickiness by spraying water into the calipers, just that you shouldn't be doing it.
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    Back to the LBS with the bike, they may also need centering as mentioned and excess fluid released. Rotor and pads will need some break in time also.
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