MY FRONT BRAKES KEEP LOCKING UP AND THE BRAKE

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2000 Ford Escort
  • 150,000 miles

My front brakes keep locking up and the brake. Pedal is hard to move

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 AT 7:06 PM

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  • caradiodoc
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  • 25,451 posts

That suggests the brake fluid is getting trapped someplace and can't release back into the reservoir. The next time this happens, loosen the steel lines at the master cylinder to see if the brakes release. If they do not, open the bleeder screws on the front calipers and try it there.

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Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 AT 9:17 PM

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