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1answer
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Disc brake maintenance

For some days now I am observing the decreasing performance of my disc brakes on my MTB. Additionally, braking is extremely loud (squeaking). I don't think I have oil or fatty substances on the discs. ...
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Hydraulic disk brake pad anchor pins

Regarding the split pin that holds pads in place; does it have to be steel? Does anyone know a supplier of soft aluminum split pins?
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Disk brake has never worked properly from new, pads replaced - still rubbish!

I've got Shimano hydraulic disc brakes and ever since I've had the bike (from new) the front brake has never worked properly. It used to squeak really loudly and perform badly but I assumed they just ...
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How do I change my disc brake pads?

How do I change my disc-brake pads? How do I avoid letting the fluid out?