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Old 09-27-2012, 12:07 PM
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sticking brakes ....

Originally Posted by MsLink View Post
When I'm driving sometimes my brakes stick when I stop but not all the time and at the same time when I'm driving they seem to slowly stick and then I pull it back up while still driving with my foot. Changed the pads and rotorS and had a Mechanic look art it and work on it.I feel like they jacked me because same problems exist.
Several years ago I encountered this problem on my '56 Dodge truck. Drove me crazy trying to figure it out; I rebuilt wheel cylinders, front and rear, replaced M/C, bled the brakes profusely and still, the problem persisted. Finally, it dawned on me, I had not replaced the old flexible brake hoses. It turned out, the hoses were deteriorating internally (no obvious external leaks could be seen) and acted as check valves, allowing fluid under pressure to get to the wheel cylinders, but not able to return unimpeded to the M/C.

Of course, other things could be causing your problem, but this one certainly gave me my share of stomach discomforts. Good luck with your diagnostics.

Norman C
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