Ford E-450 owners have reported 18 problems related to brake disc caliper (under the service brakes category). The most recently reported issues are listed below.
2013 during highway driving the brake caliper on the left rear stuck holding the brake pads against the disk. I noticed it when stopping for gas. As I removed the gas cap I saw considerable smoke rising around that left dual wheel. The wheel and tire was too hot to touch. Smoke got worse and afraid of the heat and proximity of the gas pump I moved the RV a safe distance away. I had the caliper, pads, and disc replaced. Later on a trip after repairs were made I had a tire blow out on left inside wheel. When the tire was removed I saw that it had been damaged from the extreme heat. On the way home from our 2015 christmas trip I felt as though the RV was not accelerating as it should but thought it was the up hill climb of the roadway. Again when I stopped for fuel I saw a wisp of smoke coming from the left rear wheel and the wheel was hot. I have not had the brake system checked out yet. I have a friend with a 2005 RV on a chevy chassis and had the same problem. In that case there had been a recall of the brake system. May not be related but sounds as if it could be the same problem.
See all problems of the 2005 Ford E-450.
Brake calipers cracked.
See all problems of the 1999 Ford E-450.
Brake caliper repaired on two occasions, boots cracked and leaking.
Rear caliper boots and pads replaced.
Brake calipers repaired on two occasions, caliper boots burnt on one occasion, rebuilt then leaked after repair.
Brake caliper piston locking up resulting in burning and damage to boots and pads.
Rear caliper boots broken and replaced, later replacement of the grooved rear caliper pistons which were causing leakage.
Brake caliper piston locking up resulting in torn boots.
Brake caliper boots leaking, calipers replaced.
Rear caliper boots torn, replaced calipers and pads.
Brake calipers repaired on two occasions, caliper pistons binding and cracked boots.
Brake caliper boots cracked.
Caliper pistons sticking causing boots to crack.
Caliper boots cracked.
Caliper boots split.
Brake calipers defective and leaking on two occasions.
Caliper boots broken on two occasions.
Brake caliper boots are burnt.
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|Brake Disc Caliper problems||
|Service Brakes problems||
|Brake Abs Warning Light problems||
|Brake Foundation Components problems||
|Brake Fluid problems||
|Brake Disc Pads problems||
|Brake Hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings problems||
|Power Assist Brake Vacuum problems||
|Brake Disc problems||
|Brake Master Cylinder problems||