response to answers to previous question, 2006 cadillac sts right front caliper seizing, with additional info

Asked by May 25, 2014 at 07:35 PM about the 2006 Cadillac STS V6 RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

previously, sorry, forgot to mention , rubber hose from steel line to caliper was replaced.
one owner southern car, 57,000 miles, garage kept. brake fluid will discharge when rubber
hose disconnected from caliper(gravity).  caliper will bleed normally thru bleeder fitting(at
caliper) when performing normal bleeding procedure.

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Are you saying caliper will only loosen thru bleeder and not when loosening the hose. Caliper should also bleed pressure off when rubber hose is loosen. If caliper does not loosen up when hose is loosened then either something is in hose resticting flow or caliper is bad.

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