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Just bought this 2002 Camry. First snow and the front brake locked and wouldn't stop the car. Took it for service, but they couldn't find anything wrong with the brakes. Since then the same thing happened once in the rain/sleet and once on dry pavement (but the weather was very cold). Any ideas?

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I'd have them re-check the calipers, especially the piston boots for cracks, or rips where moisture could enter and then freeze, and lube slides with proper grease, and perform a fluid flush. Moisture may have got in to fluid somehow and contaminated it.

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