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Old 03-08-2018, 09:26 PM   #1
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Default Dragging feeling from front end in reverse

My 2001 SL2 feels like something is dragging or grinding in the passenger front end when I put it in reverse. It feels the same way it would if you were trying to back up with the emergency brake on. It's not making any noise and it's a five speed. Any ideas?

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Old 03-08-2018, 09:54 PM   #2
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Default Re: Dragging feeling from front end in reverse

Brake pins stuck and caliper is dragging on disk, inspect both sides as it will have made odd asymmetrical wear patterns between the 2 sides.

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Old 03-09-2018, 11:47 AM   #3
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Default Re: Dragging feeling from front end in reverse

Hi Old Nuc, thanks as always for the quick reply! I will check it out and report back...

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