Q: Brakes heating up and locking

asked by on February 26, 2016

My brakes are heating up and locking.

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The brakes dragging could be from several causes. A full service of any components, such as the booster or master cylinder could have not been adjusted properly when installed. It is also possible that the brake calipers are binding. I have seen hoses fail and keep the brakes to that wheel on for long enough to overheat the brakes. I recommend having a certified mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, come to your home or office to diagnose the brakes and make the necessary repairs.

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