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Variety of possibilities. Fluid blockage to the caliper, frozen piston, slides that are not moving, pins that are not moving, sagging suspension, groove worn into caliper bracket.

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Front brake caliper sticking?

If the front brake caliper is sticking, the disc may be uneven. Brakes that are left to scrape on the disc for a long time before they are changed will damage the disc enough to cause sticking or slipping.


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What type of brake system has a floating disc and a fixed caliper?

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