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'00 Cherokee disc brake problem

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07-04-04, 10:15 AM   #1  
'00 Cherokee disc brake problem

I am replacing the front disc brake pads & rotors on my 2000 Jeep Cherokee (6 cylinder - does not have antilock brakes). The right front went well, but the left front caliper will not collapse w/C-clamp method. I'm thinking there is a valve preventing but don't know how to release. Thanks for the help....

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07-04-04, 02:10 PM   #2  
How badly were the brakes worn? My guess is you have either a bad caliper or flex hose on that side. Open the bleeder while trying to bottom the piston. If it still won't go, pick yourself up a caliper.

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