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Old 03-19-2020, 03:06 AM   #1
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Driving home last night .Felt the rear brakes dragging .Started to smell hot pulled off the free way .Tried to apply brake pedal no brakes . Both rear calipers and rotors are shot . What would cause both my rear calipers to lock up on the disc ? Had to limp my way home using the emergency brake to stop . Really could use some advice on where to look for root cause? Thank you all

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Old 03-21-2020, 05:09 AM   #2
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Never heard of this. I guess you need to rebuild the callipers , swap out the disks and flush the fluid. Either a blockage in the fluid line are rusted/seized callipers would be my guess.
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Old 03-22-2020, 03:05 PM   #3
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What would cause both my rear calipers to lock up on the disc?
Check the brake master cylinder and ABS system. Those are both upstream to both sides of the rear brakes.

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