Why is my96 ford taurus front passenger break getting hot and locking up?

Asked by Jun 12, 2015 at 12:27 AM about the 1996 Ford Taurus GL

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Put on new brakes, new caliper, new
rotor and now new hub assembly and
still making squeal an getting hot

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I'm thinking that the rubber hose going to the caliper is collapsing. HTH. -Jim

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replace hose like @js08016 said, did it on my vehicle and it worked like a charm

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