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Hi, I don't know when you last had your brakes done, but it sounds as though your left front caliper is sticking when you apply your brakes. More then likely if it locks up the piston in the caliper is worn or damaged to the point of needing to replace it. If this is something you can do, if you are mechanically inclined, its not that difficult of a job. I would also check the rotors to see if they are scored to metal to metal, and if so, take them to Kragen auto to be turned. But change the caliper on the front left along with new pads and change the pads on the right front also. Check the rotor for wear also. This will take care of it locking up, this can be dangerous, I wouldn't put it off for long. This is your problem though, for sure! Please keep me in mind when its time to rate me, this will be kind of you. I wish you the best on this and keep me posted on the outcome.
PS Left front as viewed from the drivers seat.

Posted on Jul 11, 2010


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