Binding up

Asked by Jul 26, 2016 at 04:19 PM about the 2003 Ford Explorer XLT Sport V6 AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2003 ford explorer xlt model n I just
replaced my rear drivers side cv shaft, spindle, hub
assem, wheel berring, brake caliper, brakes rotor
and now its binding up like my brakes keep
locking up on that side only what is wrong with my
behicle

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18,270

Since everything was replaced the problem can be with any of those parts. You'll have to determine which item is at fault. Checking the calipers, rotors, and pads should be relatively easy. Does it bind only when the brakes are pressed, and not releasing? It's not unheard of to have defective parts out of the box.

18,270

It also appears you may have only replaced the brake components on one side. This could be the problem also.

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