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I have a 1981 corvette 350 auto that I just had redone. It was sitting for about 10 years. The garage replaced all four calipers, but the right side, front and rear, keep sticking. After about 3 miles or so they clamp up and I have to pull over to let them cool. How can I loosen then up?

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It is most likely the brake hoses going to the brake calipers,they stop up on the inside,If this was at all helpful,please rate,thank you.

Posted on Jul 21, 2010

  • ginerfkin Jul 21, 2010

    So are the hoses blocked up?

  • Ronny Bennett Sr.
    Ronny Bennett Sr. Jul 21, 2010

    They are collapsed on the inside,when you push the brake pedal the master cylinder applies 1000`s of pounds of pressure per square inch,enough to activate the brake calipers,but when you release the brake pedal,the brake hoses that go to these calipers hold the pressure in the caliper because the are collapsed on the inside.Break loose the bleeder when they lock down,and the caliper will release if I am right,and I am..

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