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Left front caliper keeps locking up all brake parts have been replaced including anti-lock brake module and computer

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  • Anonymous Nov 07, 2008

    same problem here but after a new caliper a new hose a new abs controler still same problem ouch

  • toby35 Nov 11, 2008

    traveling 75mph and started locking up the front left caliper.replaced brake lines,bled caliper,tried new module and still NADA!!! it's been about a week and my cars still in the shop.

  • Anonymous Dec 06, 2008

    mine just started locking up I hope to fix it w/o to much trouble or expense

  • willis big b Dec 09, 2008

    i have replaced everything except master cylinder and the so called proportioning valve on the master cylinder , no better . i am going to replace these parts tomorrow. two local parts stores sell mc without the valve included one sells the whole enchalada. wish me luck! as you know i need it with this problem.

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Sounds like the flex line is crushed inside alowing the caliper to apply but not release.
The best way to tell is to pump up the brake pedal and get the caliper to lock up. Open the bleeder screw. If the wheel suddenly become easy to turn, the flex line is wrecked. If it is still hard to turn, there is a problem with your caliper.

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