Q: My front brake calipers are sticking and not releasing

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2001 Toyota Solara, my calipers are sticking and not releasing, seems you can drive it long distances out on the highway ,but once you go into town and use them alot , they stick and get very hot ,and pull the car down ,sometimes to where it will barely go and the petal is very hard, but after they cool down they release on their own and your fine again till you use them alot , i have replaced the brake booster, master cylinder, all 4 brake hoses, new calipers and pads ,and its still doing it , HELP me please.

My car has 172000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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