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Sparkatan

Front brake retainer spring rubbing on disc

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I’ve just replaced the brake pads, retainer and retainer spring on my C4S. The new retainer spring is rubbing on the disc and is very noisy. I had a look over the weekend and it seems the new Brembo pads pivot on the retainer rod and this allows the pad to move below the top of the disc at either side. The result is grooves are being ground into the new retainer spring ears. I think that eventually enough material will be ground off the ears to allow clearance but it may leave them perilously thin.

Anyone else had this and how was it resolved?

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Please ignore. I figure i have the wrong pads. My calipers are 996 351 43- which are turbo calipers. The pads fitted are not for these.

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