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First of all, change your mechanic shop !! Jack lift the car wheels one by one then try to rotate them manually. Check and take your readings. Note that which wheel is dragging more then the other. Imagining, only two wheels require more force to spin manually. Now, reinstall the brake pads, lubricate the brake caliper pins on these two wheels only. ...


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The phrase "they were on factory settings and that probably caused them them to overheat" sounds pretty dubious to me and makes me suspect that your mechanic may be up to something, perhaps trying to cover up a mistake, or it's possible you have been ripped off. There's no factory setting that would overheat your brakes and nothing to loosen. If your brakes ...


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It was the break booster that was losing pressure and pulling the breaks automatically. The break booster membrane was defective. Brake booster replaced and works fine.


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So this question has been viewed a lot and I wanted to post a followup: I ended up replacing the pads all around, and the rotors on the left side of the car that were really pitted (rotors on the right side were totally smooth) - this was at about 24K miles. Just now, at 45K miles, I got a break pad warning light on the car. Since I had to take it in for ...


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