My front breakes locked up and was smoking

Tiny
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My front breakes locked up and was smoking. I replaced the front breakes, rotors and caliper but it started smoking again, what could possible be wrong

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 AT 9:59 PM

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Tiny
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One or both wheels? Next time one locks up, loosen the steel lines at the master cylinder. If it releases, suspect the brake fluid is contaminated with a petroleum product. If it doesn't release, open the bleeder screw. If that lets it release, suspect the rubber flex hose is blocked.

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Thursday, December 20th, 2012 AT 4:32 AM

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