Possible CV problem, need some help?

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Cadillac STS Forum - 2005 through 2012 Discussion, Possible CV problem, need some help? in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; I have a 01 STS and while driving home I was coming to a stop and then a hard jolt ...
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    jamessts02 is offline Cadillac Owners Member
    Automobile(s): 2001 Seville STS
    Join Date
    Apr 2011

    Possible CV problem, need some help?

    I have a 01 STS and while driving home I was coming to a stop and then a hard jolt occurred. I went 20 feet and had to pull over. I noticed my brake calipher was grinding on my rim. I took the tire off and notices all this grease by the CV boot. I'm learning as I work on my car. Would a bad CV joint cause the calipher to shift and grind on the rim? Also, other things I should look at? Is this a possible DIY project?

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    chazglenn3 is offline Cadillac Owners Connoisseur
    Automobile(s): 2005 White Diamond STS N* 1SF RWD ACC/HUD
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Tacoma, WA

    Re: Possible CV problem, need some help?

    Sorry to hear about your problem. This is the wrong forum to look for help for your car. Ask down in the Seville forum. Good luck and welcome to the board!

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