Do anybod know I was riding down the highway when I had to put on break so quick my rear caliper locked up and smoking after sitting 2 hours it unlocked by it self and I hadn't had a problem with it

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Asked by Aug 13, 2015 at 10:25 PM about the 2004 Ford F-150 XLT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Do anybody know what cause this to
happen

2 Answers

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Someone told me if you hit the brakes real hard and sudden at those the transmission out of sequence and you have to wait for the transmission to reset itself

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There is a spring mechanism on the caliber which loosens the grip on the rotor after the pedal was released. If it was smoking it was probably engaged for a while. Probably ruined the rotor. Service the brakes and check the calibers for proper function.

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