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I have a 2008 Boatmate with 4 wheel disc brakes.

One of the brakes appears to be sticking, and when we got to the storage place yesterday it was smelly hot and finger touch hot (with a blister to prove it :whistle: .

Anyway, I am trying to find someone near the storage place to work on it (5 hours away), but if I can't, are there any suggestions on what the problem might be and what tools I should take back with me to try and do a repair?

We heard a little rubbing when we were in the campground, then it went away for 2 days. Then when we got to the storage place we noticed the smell and the hot disk.

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I have a 2008 Boatmate with 4 wheel disc brakes.

One of the brakes appears to be sticking, and when we got to the storage place yesterday it was smelly hot and finger touch hot (with a blister to prove it :whistle: .

Anyway, I am trying to find someone near the storage place to work on it (5 hours away), but if I can't, are there any suggestions on what the problem might be and what tools I should take back with me to try and do a repair?

We heard a little rubbing when we were in the campground, then it went away for 2 days. Then when we got to the storage place we noticed the smell and the hot disk.

you can lock out the brakes or remove the caliper by removing the 2 bolts that hold the caliper on, then wire it up to the axle until you can swap it out. Dragging brake issues are usually caused by: supply hose broken down on inside, pad broken, slider pins need lubing, or piston boot rotted or broken allowing debris to enter the bore.

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you can lock out the brakes or remove the caliper by removing the 2 bolts that hold the caliper on, then wire it up to the axle until you can swap it out. Dragging brake issues are usually caused by: supply hose broken down on inside, pad broken, slider pins need lubing, or piston boot rotted or broken allowing debris to enter the bore.

:plus1: on the slider pins... Pop it off and see if it moves freely.

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