Date: Thu, 05 Jan 2006 15:36:59 GMT
From: "Blacksmith" <xnospam>
Subject: Re: Diagnosis help...


"MainerInMass" <james.c.obriennospaml.com> skrev i meddelandet news:1136471508.618882.136510nospam2000cwa.googlegroups.com... > 2002 93, 67k miles > > When moving, it sounds as if there's a steady brake squeak coming from > the right front. After driving for ~5 mins, strong brake smell coming > from right front. I have heard everything from a CV joint (inner OR > outer), wheel bearing, and a frozen brake caliper. > > 1) diagnosis? > > 2) cost to repair? > > Thanks for any advice...I feel like the Boston mechanics are trying to > scam me for more $ than I need to spend. > It sounds and smells like a frozen brake caliper. Jack up the car and try to rotate the wheel by hand. If it is hard to rotate I am sure you have a frozen caliper. /B

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