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2006 Kia Sorento Right front caliper locked up 6 weeks ago.

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2006 Kia Sorento Right front caliper locked up 6 weeks ago. Pep Boys replaced both front calipers and did a brake job. ok for 2 weeks then locked up again mechanic replaced brake hose. ok for 2 weeks then same wheel started dragging again. Mechanic put on another new caliper. ok for a couple of weeks now seizing up again. Is the problem the proportioning valve?

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Has this ever happened before?

125,000 not until 6 weeks ago

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Sorento yourself? What have you tried so far?

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Kia Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician  replied 10 months ago

Sounds like they are using the wrong caliper grease, some of the pin grease will be fine for a while and after time goes by it will cake up, I only use a certain synesthetic gel type stuff that never cakes up. Also this could be your mechanic, pep boys dosent hire the best people in the world.

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