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2011 dodge caravan front brakes extremely hot

Front brakes get extremely hot just changed rotors and pads and still get hot

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Sounds like you are not getting brake fluid to the brakes and this could be caused by plugged brake hoses or your brake master cylinder not functioning properly. I have already had to replace my power brake booster and my master cylinder.

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Make sure that your rubber hoses that go to the calipers are in good shape and haven collapsed internally.

Posted on Jun 09, 2015

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