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Charles Clay, Auto Mechanic
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Experience:  8 years automotive technology. Associate degree in automotive technology. ASE certified in brakes.
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Looks like my front brake calipers have jammed on, Vauxhall

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Looks like my front brake calipers have jammed on
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: Vauxhall astra sri 1.6 ,2013 ,automatic
JA: What year is your Astra?
Customer: 2013
JA: Are you fixing your Astra yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: No I had to get towed back to my house as they jammed 25miles from home
JA: Is there anything else the Mechanic should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No

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Sorry for the inconvenience your having with your front brakes , if there dragging  it may be because a collapse brake hose in the side that it dragging

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Is that more expensive to sort than calipers ,how so I sort ,

The hose would be cheaper to replace , if the fluid isn’t getting flowed freely through the hose it will cause the caliper to lock up typically thats a normal cause

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