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MY front right side brake is still not release after I change new caliper including fluid hose. So what else will cause the front right side brake not release? Thank you

This is only front right side of the brake not release, the other work fine. Thank you

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Your rebuilt caliper may be defective,it does happen,not often ,but it did happen to me recently

Posted on Nov 21, 2014

Testimonial: "I checked the caliper before I replace the old one. I can use my fingers to move back and forward and I don't think my old one have problem too. But anyway, I installed the new caliper and fluid hose. So what else can cause my passenger side brake not release except caliper and brake hose? Proportion valve seems impossible, Master cylinder? I don't think so. So What Else??????"

  • Timo Dec 11, 2014

    when you stop does it pull to the left?caliper bore / piston clearance my be too much causing piston to cock in the bore.take it back and exchange it this is a simple system problem has to be that caliper

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SOURCE: right front brake caliper freezes up on occassion

You either need to rebuild it correctly, or replace it - which is the most common thing to do. Since you probably have crud in it, you may have the other side crud up as well, so the best thing to do would be to change both. -or redo both brakes on the front end. Hope this helps, Rick

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Once the car is jacked up, remove the front tires, then whith a 12 wrench key, remove the bolt that is located on the rear side of the caliper, not the one holding the brake fluid line buth the one right next to it. Pry the brake pad holder off and then remove the brake pads themselves. You will need to press the caliper's piston in, to be able to fit new brake pads since new pads will be thicker.

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SOURCE: brakes wont bleed

bleed it with key on

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SOURCE: My brakes are locking up after i drive my car

To and from the master and calipers. Did you replace the calipers also? Lock ups usually occur when a brake hose is bad or the caliper is bad/binding. Drive it and check the wheel the gets the hottest. Short drive. They get really hot, be careful( will take the skin off your finger). You can get new, bad calipers. The booster and proportioning vavles will not cause a lock up.

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