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I changed the front passenger caliper n bleed the breaks n im not getting brake fluid to the caliper and it keeps locking up i dont know why

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If you are not getting brake fluid to the brakes I would suspect that the master cylinder may be at fault. also - double check that there is good clean brake fluid in the reservoir. there might also be a air lock or debris in the metering valve.

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I would suspect a problem with the brake hose. when they collapse, it's internal, and you can't tell from the outside.it may allow you to push fluid though, under pressure, and then not allow the piston to retract, as it will not let fluid go back the other way. best way to find out, is to replace that brake hose. Good luck!

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