WHY IS THE BREAKS LOCKING UP AND GETTING RED HOT

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1995 Volkswagen Jetta

Why is the breaks locking up and getting red hot

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 AT 5:41 AM

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  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
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  • 29,842 posts

You will have to check for a seized caliper, and also make sure that there is no pressure retension, crack a bleeder and see if the affected caliper frees up.

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Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 AT 5:44 AM
  • Tiny
  • caradiodoc
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Need more details. All wheels? Just the front two? Just one? Was any work done recently to them? What have you checked so far?

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Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 AT 5:45 AM

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