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Right calipher sticks when brakes are pressed

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You should have the caliper itself checked for damage and wear. If the caliper isn't causing the problem, check/replace the rubber brake line associated with that caliper. Sometimes, they swell internally and cause the brake caliper to retain pressure.

Posted on Aug 24, 2010

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