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PostSubject: smelly brakes   smelly brakes I_icon_minitimeTue Oct 23, 2012 6:16 pm

just turned little over 3500 mi. and starting to get brake pad smell, checked the pads, can still see cut outs, so pads are not worn that much, not riding and using brakes any more than usual. anyone have any ideas before I take scoot to shop?
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PostSubject: Re: smelly brakes   smelly brakes I_icon_minitimeTue Oct 23, 2012 6:26 pm

Parking brake dragging? Bike up on centerstand. rotate wheels by hand, you can feel drag. Then look for cause.
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PostSubject: Re: smelly brakes   smelly brakes I_icon_minitimeTue Oct 23, 2012 6:32 pm

Are the roads particularly 'dirty' or 'wet' at the moment? Whilst the brakes may be smelling it may simply be a build up of road grime getting trapped between the pad and the disc, heating up and passing on a brake pong!!!

Try working the park brake a few times and look aft, sorry nautical speak, and check to see if the cable is operating the parking brake lever.

Worth an investigation by yourself before the 'professionals' sting you ($'s) for a simple fix.

Let us know what you find. Neutral
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PostSubject: Re: smelly brakes   smelly brakes I_icon_minitimeTue Oct 23, 2012 11:23 pm

worked the parking brake lever back and forth, adjusted parking brake, rear wheel feels like it's dragging, might have warped pads, will let shop take a look at it. thanks for replies.
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PostSubject: Re: smelly brakes   smelly brakes I_icon_minitimeWed Oct 24, 2012 12:38 am

Not a lot to the parking brake. I would take it apart, clean it put it back together and see if it works. If not then take the scooter in to shop and pay the big $$. You really can't lose anything by trying. Just my 2 cents.
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PostSubject: Re: smelly brakes   smelly brakes I_icon_minitimeWed Oct 24, 2012 8:07 am

Come on guys, Robert is probably looking for an excuse to check out the NEW models at the dealer!!! Smile

If I didn't have to work this afternoon, Robert I would happily go with you!!! If you decide to go tomorrow let me know!!!
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PostSubject: Re: smelly brakes   smelly brakes I_icon_minitimeThu Oct 25, 2012 12:13 am

Sardine juice works good is hard to find and clean. A little goes a long way and you can get creative pour in exhaust or other hot places, Had a good teacher on that one, you put it in the heating duct on a car , if they don't find it after a cold snap you'll be ready to sell it for scrap, and get a new one.
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PostSubject: Re: smelly brakes   smelly brakes I_icon_minitimeThu Oct 25, 2012 4:13 pm

crahar wrote:
Sardine juice works good is hard to find and clean. A little goes a long way and you can get creative pour in exhaust or other hot places, Had a good teacher on that one, you put it in the heating duct on a car , if they don't find it after a cold snap you'll be ready to sell it for scrap, and get a new one.

You are bad! Evil or Very Mad
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