01 wr426 front brake hang up malfunction wheel won't turn

4 replies to this topic
  • Steamboat

Posted March 24, 2015 - 01:32 PM


Caliper and pad are 1:1 why?

This topic may have been touched on in 1983 but I am ok with that

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  • Krannie McKranface

Posted March 24, 2015 - 04:22 PM


 Not sure I understand.....


 But if you have hydralic lock on the front brake calper, loosen the master cover to release excess oil, and it will go away.


....time to service that disc, fella...

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  • Steamboat

Posted March 26, 2015 - 02:05 PM



  • manotickmike

Posted March 26, 2015 - 02:11 PM


If that doesn't work, crack the banjo at the master.

  • Steamboat

Posted March 26, 2015 - 04:08 PM


Owner clean the pistons with a swap and iso alcohol. We found the pistons would not move forward in unison even after working and cleaning.

I was hesistant to bleed his brakes for him. Every time I bleed brakes for someone they freak out and think I ruined it because the lever is less stiff. Thanks for the info I really didn't know what to do next other than bleed. He balked when he saw that I made this thread as did many. Flame worthiness aside I learned something...


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