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  • zaken1 02/24/12 4:20 pm PST

    This sounds like corrosion has gotten into the calipers; and the caliper pistons are binding. This type of situation can develop if the brake fluid has not been changed often enough (it should be done every 3 to 4 years) and moisture then gets into the fluid. To fix this right; I would NOT try to rebuild the calipers or to purchase rebuilt calipers. Calipers can become pitted as a result of mositure, and then will not perform properly if they are rebuilt. The safest way to go here is to have new calipers installed, and have the brake fluid completely flushed and replaced.


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