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Old 03-21-2010, 05:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Angry 1992 325is driver wheel caliper scraping rotor

I have a 1992 Bmw 325is. My rear driver brake caliper is scraping my rotor on the side facing away from the car. I took off my tire and when the car is jacked up, the caliper is not even touching the rotor at all. But as soon as I lower the jack and the car is stable on the ground again, it creaks and screeches and the caliper is once again right against the rotor. HELP!
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I have a 1992 Bmw 325is. My rear driver brake caliper is scraping my rotor on the side facing away from the car. I took off my tire and when the car is jacked up, the caliper is not even touching the rotor at all. But as soon as I lower the jack and the car is stable on the ground again, it creaks and screeches and the caliper is once again right against the rotor. HELP!

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Wheel bearings have gone bad!

jack up the car and wiggle the wheel up n down and side to side. you'll see...
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Wheel bearings have gone bad!

jack up the car and wiggle the wheel up n down and side to side. you'll see...
That is what I am thinking.......I would of thought..........he would have noticed that 1st!


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