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Left front brake is sticking changed the caliper changed the proportioning valve what next ?

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It also sounds like a more likely problem is a seized caliper on the left side. If a caliper seizes, the braking system transfers the pedal pressure to the other caliper thus, the working caliper locks up. Pull both front wheels and look carefully at the wear on the pads. Both wheels should have the same amount of wear. If one side is worn more than the other, the side with the least wear is seized and needs to be changed.
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It seems the front brakes are jamming, thiscould be the caliper piston being corroded and since it wa sdriven to its max the piston have travelled way too out forthe dust rubber to be able to protect the dust or water getting through.
The best remedy would be to overhaul the front brake calipers, best would be to remove dismantle and examine if the pistons are ok with no burr or rusty around it.

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