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2002 kia sportage 2wd brakes sticking

My brakes recently started dragging very badly.Changed front brake pads about 2 months ago.No probs.until now.After i drive awhile they seem to loosen up but as soon as I use them it seems like the brake pedal doesnt come back up.Basically its like I'm riding my brakes the entire time. Please Help.

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Hi check all your brake linnings for contamination especially brake fluid on the linnings if this is ok you have a build up of pressure if its possible for you drive till the brakes start to lock up get out go to each wheel see if any of them is getting hot if so the problem is on that wheel jack it up to see if the wheel is locking if its red hot it will be sticking then try the rest of the wheels one at a time jack them up see if its one wheel or all if its one wheel release the bleed nut on that wheel see if it releases if it does it must be fitted with a pressure regulator to that wheel replace it . now if its all wheels its more likely to be the brake master cylinder or if fitted pressure regulator that supplies all the wheels a long shot i cannot see but better to mention it the brake pedal is not sticking and holding down yates210456

Posted on Sep 29, 2008

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