Stop Disc Brakes Rubbing - How To Clean Sticky Pistons & Calipers

Published on January 23rd 2023

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Are your disc brakes feeling sticky or rubbing? If so, Alex has the maintenance video for you. Over time, dirt can work its way onto the surface of the pistons where they contact the brake caliper, causing the disc brakes to rub. To fix this, they usually just need a clean, so here are the steps to do it properly!

0:00 Intro
0:22 How the hydraulics work
1:36 Remove brake pads
2:01 Clean the caliper
2:29 Move pistons in and out
6:00 Reinstall brake pads
7:05 Bonus advice!

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