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brake binding after car wash

karlabdool Oct 4, 2013

  1. karlabdool

    karlabdool Member

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    hi,

    It seems that taking the car for a spin (all euros?) after a proper car/wheel wash is essential. I gave it a wash the other day and I went straight into the garage to dry it (didnt want to dirty it again because rain started) .

    However, the next morning when i started and put in reverse i felt the brakes really stuck on , I had to use some revs to free it.

    The rotor and pad material is so different to Japanese cars as i never had any dust or binding like this after a wash with my corolla.

    Anyone else experience this?

    Thanks
    karl.
     
  2. a6_chris

    a6_chris Well-Known Member

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    Normal. If you would've went out for a short drive and tapped the brakes before drying they wouldn't of stuck on.
     
  3. karlabdool

    karlabdool Member

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    ok cool thanks.

    Yea i tried a quick brake in my driveway, but it wasnt enough, i didnt want to go out on the main road because it started to rain and the tyres would have thrown up dirt on the sides of the car.
     
  4. Daveotto

    Daveotto Well-Known Member Team Floret Silver Gold Supporter Audi S3 S3 Saloon

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    Had it on my old 8P and also got it on my 8V
     

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