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Jeep Cherokee: Grand..right brake caliper..roter..not work correctly…

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1997 Grand Jeep Cherokee -...
1997 Grand Jeep Cherokee - right brake caliper always rubs and does not want to relaease. Brakes get hot and go out! I have changed the roter, caliper and flexable line but it still does not work correctly. Other wheels will rotate after letting off brake but this one sticks and drags really bad. ????????
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Jeep Mechanic: hauto, Technician replied 8 years ago
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check the anchor were the caliper mounts to that could be bent slightly, if ok try another caliper.
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