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Intermittent break shudder issue. Every now and then (usually when driving longer distances)my front right break will produce a shudder (almost like the piston is not releasing) - took it to the garage but they said they could see nothing after a visual inspection and that it is most likely the break caliper that needs replacing. The problem is intermittent and occurs occasionally. Anyone have an idea what the problem could be?

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I would check the disc rotor.if it is warped or out of roundness this problem will happen or wheel bearing may be loose

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