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Yesterday. I replaced the passenger side with a used hub. And also a better but used brakes only on that side. Fairly new. Hub was much better than the last one. Im sure its the brakes. I did not remove the valve to bleed the brakes. Neither did my dumbass put brake fluid in. Do i need to take the caliper off. Or just bleed the brakes like i actually should? A scratching noise is coming from the brakes and the abs and i p brake light is on. 馃槅
 

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Well.... yeah ---> you broke the viscous continuity of the hydraulic system and therefor it needs to be bled. That's elementary.

BUT ---> USED brakes? I can see a used caliper - although I think that's a bad idea too. But a used set of brake pads? Not so good. There'll be at last some imbalance in braking effect with oddball pads on one side.

Whatever!

The ABS might be a bad reluctor or polepiece - but that requires an analog meter or a very slow trend-type digital meter to see the pulses when you rotate that new-used hub to see if it actually works or is defective.

From your statements and questions I think you are in over your head here. Find a real buddy to get you through this --- or pay a shop to straighten it out for you.
 

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Not at all bro. Just a young mechanic learning! The backing plate was backwards. That was the rubbing ! Fixed! By myself. It had gotten dark when i was working and i started to hurry and finish. It drives perfect. Ive done all the work so far. Thermostat Spark plugs. Coil packs. Axle hub. 2 window regulators. Speakers. Im doing great! She drives like a champ
 

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Yes bleeding the brakes is elementary. Lol. I can feel small air in the system whenever i go to stop it does a little fart noise and taps. If i cAn find enough videos ill try to ac compressor. Or just let my diesal mechanic friend fix it
 

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I've never heard brake fluid fart. I'll be waiting to see what you do to get rid of the air in the system... and just for edification --->DO NOT EVER force brake fluid backwards into the ABS controller! NEVER!

IMHO -- I would NEVER buy parts from a junkyard that I'd install on any of my vehicles.

Junkyards are just venues to buy parts that you are going to rebuild or for which you need some obscure bracket - but NEVER just grab-n-buy-n-install-as-is. :eek:

You've committed what I call "HUMMERS" in that when I read your post - I go "Huh-mmmmm"?!?!

Just my opinion, mind you.
 

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Might just bleed the caliper. Should fix it. It wasnt doing it before i started tge hub r&r
 
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