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I have a 1986 gm motorhome, with a P 3500 (1 ton) chassis, disc brakes all around. I have had issues with the back brakes "sticking" slightly on, resulting in a wicked metatl overheat smell and extreme heat on the rear brake components. The front brakes work and "ride" properly. I have had the whole back end done, (New axle seals, diff seals, calipers, rotors, and pads, done. The problem does not go away. It seems after about twenty minutes of driving, the brakes do not want to fully release on the rear I have been at this problem for months now, PLEASE HELP!?!? Much appreciated, D

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Sometimes the rubber brake hoses will collapse internally and allow fluid to pass through to the caliper, but won't let the fuild return. The best way to check them is to crack open the hoses where they go into the caliper. If they squirt, then there is pressure on the caliper, and it won't let the pistons return to allow the wheel to move freely. Hope this helps.

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Most of the time if the pads drag on the rotors its a bad caliper, you had new calipers installed the it may be the proportional value that put the right amost of pressure to either front or back brakes ,the values are like 60 - 40 ,60 percent front 40 rear ,that might be the problem ,have it checked ,hope to help you, robert b.

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