Rear Drivers Side Caliper or Parking Brake Sticking:
4 Symptoms of Problems
1. With traction control ON: The car has spun during aggressive turning or during an emergency maneuver. The car feels like the tail becomes overly unstable under braking and turning.
2. Straight line braking stability is effected, under hard braking the rear end of the car moves to the left.
This is safe to test for most drivers. Use caution, if in doubt take to your dealer ASAP. On a straight road if you are traveling 25-65 MPH and brake hard and feel like the rear end starts to move to the left or becomes extremely twitchy.
3. Brake Pad Odor.
If you are filling up the tank with fuel and notice a distinct smell every time, walk to the rear of the car and smell the rear left wheel to see if that scent becomes noticeably stronger.
4. Damage to the brake disk or bluish color brake disk.
If there is a noticeable groove and pad indentation forming on the rotor Or if there is bluish color to your brake disk you may have an issue or debris stuck in the rotor. Usually if you don't have the first 3 symptoms then you won't have this problem.
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Seized rear calipers
heaard the one.... I had one the wheels fell off.....I lost a CALIPER !
Just found the gripping limits of the V on a wet road!