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Rear brakes wouldn't release

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Old 06-19-2011, 04:22 PM
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A couple of days ago on the highway I got in a quick stop situation and forgot I wasn't in a 5-speed and went down for the clutch and caught the brakes instead. It didn't even lock them up just stopped really fast but the back brakes stayed on and wouldn't fully release.

The car is a 1998 GT that has Cobra brakes up front and stockers in the rear. Has a brake proportioning valve with the stock proportion valve gutted.

Do I need to start looking at getting new rear brakes? What could be the cause of this, after they cooled down and I stopped a couple more times they released again and have worked fine since.
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Could just be a sticking caliper. Only way to really check is take it off the bracket (with the lines still attached) and try putting the piston in and make sure the caliper slides arent frozen
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