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Would be very helpful to know what vehicle you are looking for the diagram.

Posted on Jan 14, 2013

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rent a brake bleeder kit. Most auto parts stores rent or sell them.. Its a pump that will pull the fluid through the line, removing the air. just make sure you keep the reservoir full, so not to let any more air in the system. You do each brake one at a time. You can do all four in about 30 minutes. hope this helps

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SOURCE: fkcichocki2003 Saturn Vue--- Right side

Hi Rick.

An ABS module fault resulting in brakes seizing would be quite usual. The ABS can be tested using a Tech2 (Tech 2 ) scanner. The tool is quite expensive. You will need to get the job done at the dealer's place or at a qualified garage. Also, most problems with ABS module are detected by ECM and you get ABS light on the dash. If problem was ABS, at most it could be an ABS modulator valve. The valve can be checked bleeding fluid at valve and checking if caliper releases.

Regarding the problem, check if both brakes on one side are affected. In that case it is worth checking the master cylinder.

If that does not work, you may have a problem in brake lines. A defective brake line, for example because of a restriction at the rear right hand side brake may hold the fluid, resulting in the front brake from same side seizing. The testing job is done cracking one by one the brake lines at caliper or ABS module. Start from rear wheel (it is more distant from master cylinder).

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