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Beautiful Caliper Covers
Christopher Buemi esq. posted a topic in Brakes, Chassis & SuspensionForget painted calipers. Still that UGLY CALIPER. ✔️ CHECK out my CCI custom brake caliper covers. Aluminum. Earth magnet 🧲 secured. Easy install. Custom paint and logos. 1 yr. in Ops with no issues. Tested to 160 mph. Highly recommend. Pic is front Caliper with LINCOLN on the face. The front Caliper is BIG. The cover shows well. Newmembers. Nice forum.
Brake Squeal After Releasing Brake Pedal
Brett Timmer posted a topic in Brakes, Chassis & SuspensionHi Everyone, New to the forum, so pardon me if this has been addressed elsewhere. I recently had my neighbor help me change out my brake pads and rotors (he is mechanically inclined and I am not so much). I purchased 4 new rotors and Wearever Platinum ceremaic pads for the front and rear. We got the first 3 sets changed without problem, and ran into issues on the last one. On the rear driver side, when we went to put the new pads in, we found that the rubber boot that is connect to the to piston in the caliper assembly was stuck and would not less us compress that piston to make room for the brake pad. The short story is we replaced the caliper assembly and finished putting on the new rotor and pads. This included greasing the pads, bleeding the brake line, and adding additional brake fluid to replace the fluid we lost with the caliper assembly change. All in all, I felt good about the quality of the work my neighbor was able to help me complete. This was about a month ago. Since then, I've noticed a squeak coming from what I believe is the rear driver side. The squeak occurs after the car starts rolling after being fully stopped. For example, I'll stop at an intersection, and once I release the brake pedal and start rolling, I'll hear a squeaking sound that is rhythmic. The squeak is more frequent as the car starts rolling faster and usually goes away upon reaching 10-15 mph. My brake performance has been good, the pedal is not soft or mushy, and I don't notice any problems accelerating and getting up to speed. I have two questions: 1) What could be causing this squeak (improperly lubricated pads or calipers, is the brake pad not fully releasing right away, etc.?) 2) Is this a cause for concern and should I have it looked at? I would really appreciate some feedback from fellow Edge/MKX owners. Thanks in advance for the help!
2011 Ford Edge 4 wheel rotor and brake pad installation video
macbwt posted a topic in Brakes, Chassis & SuspensionMercyGirl and I worked many hours for this video. It is not our best video due to many issues. MercyGirls day was not going well and I worked through it with her, but alas this is what we ended up with. Again not our best work but I think it still shows everyone the how to's when dealing with the front and back rotors and all the bits and pieces that make it all work. Hope it helps those who want to do this job prepare and know that special tools for the rear rotors are required.
2011 Ford edge two person brake bleeding
macbwt posted a topic in Brakes, Chassis & SuspensionThis is a video for those who want to see how to bleed the brake system on their Ford Edge and other vehicles using the two person method. In this case teaching a young girl (MercyGirl) how to help me out by pumping the brake pedal. We go through the steps on the rear and front calipers. Note I was having camera issues and lost a lot of video due to focusing, but I believe this is still sufficient to cover the process. Hope it helps those that want to do this.
Low Frequency Damper removal and installation with pin kits
macbwt posted a topic in Brakes, Chassis & SuspensionA video on how to remove and install a caliper pin kit and the low frequency dampers on the rear calipers of the 2011 through 2014 Ford edge. This I believe is also on the 2015 and soon to be 2016 Ford Edge. Some good info for the DIY'er to prevent damage to the pins and low frequency dampers. This video was created from my mistakes that cost me some time and money until I learned how to perform this job properly.