rear brakes locking up on 2004 Jaguar X-Type

after replaced rear brake pads i had took take it to dealership to bleed brake system now rear calipers are locking up

by in Chattanooga, TN on March 14, 2009
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ANSWER by on March 14, 2009
I am wondering if the brake caliper piston was retracted far enough into the brake caliper when the brake pads were replaced the piston needs to be wound counterclockwise into the caliper to fit the new brake pads. Could the handbrake be dragging? Drive the car, get the brakes to where they drag, jack up the car and see if one or both rear wheels drag. Support the vehicle and inspect the brake components on the side that drags. Disconnecting the hand brake cable should eliminate a problem with the hand brake. It is a possibility that the caliper has failed.
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