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Caddy calipers auto-adjust?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by chev4life, Jun 20, 2005.

  1. chev4life

    chev4life 1/2 ton status

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    I have the caddy calipers w/ ebrake running on my '87 K5 14bolt and the brakes work great....but....my ebrakes dont auto-adjust and I have to crank down that stupid bolt every once in awhile. Are these suppost to auto-adjust and mine just dont work? Anyone figure a solution to this or is it that I have to adjust these things every oil change or so?
     
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    RootBreaker 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    Sorry i dont have any input.. just noticed that 9 others read this and havent posted... I just did the conversion so it will take a while before I notice this too... so a learning experience for both...

    from what I notice... is when you pull the lever a worm gear inside pushes the piston out.... when you release the pedal the spring pulls the lever back up and unwinds the piston.... I dont know about the auto adjust on these... if it auto adjusted.. then what do you do when you replace the pads?

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    Great link, thanks man! I am gonna have to play with that.
     

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