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Rear brake ceasing

I have recently purchased a 1996 T25 Camper van and I hope your advice is not confined to 1986 Campers. It had stood unused for about 18months. Although the 3 of the brakes callipers have been replaced( 2 on the front and the nearside rear) The rear one is still binding after driving it for about 15 mins.(although the garage has driven it for longer to test it out without any supposed problem!). After this happened the first time it was returned to the garage and they replaced three hoses connected to the balance valve on the rear axle.

The total amount of work carried out includes replacing the front discs plus pads and callipers. On the rear the offside calliper was OK but the nearside one was replaced. Two new discs were also fitted on both rear wheels plus pads. I was wondering if it is possible that it is the balance valve. Do you know if this could be the problem.

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