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1980 Honda CX500 Custom, Single front Disc Brake.

Heard a grinding noise coming from the front and decided to investigate. Discovered that one of my brake pads was wore all the way down, just broke through the pad and was showing metal. This was the inside pad mind you. The outside pad looked brand new. The bike is parked until Amazon delivers the new pads but I would like to correct the uneven wear problem so I don't just wear through another pad. I'm assuming that pad was dragging, possibly adding to my low fuel mileage issue. Any insight would be great! Thanks.
 

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the slider pins that transfer the brake load to the fork leg have to be free of corrosion & gunk to allow the caliper to center over the disc for even pad pressure. pull them out & clean them up. I'll bet things will work better. cheap fix.
 

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Thanks you good sir! I will do just that.
 

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I'll bet things will work better.
The better better will be to check if the piston moves freely. and the better better better will be to check that these edges wher the fads sit in the holder can move freely.

Both things/checks/works are an increase of one single better :)
 
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