Probably. I'm not sure how the heat factors into it, but a lockup in one wheel is usually a hose whose internal lining has failed and swelled.
Dan Sent from my iPad > On Aug 3, 2015, at 12:20 PM, Bob via Mercedes <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > A few weeks ago I mentioned I broke down on the way to my shorehouse. Since > I replaced the power booster on my 78 240D before I went ahead & ordered > A PB from Rockauto.con,got it in a day & a half .I contortingly installed > it [ Dan- easy for me being 5'-6] Then I realized the check valve on the > vacuum pump was kaput. Couldn't remove it due to the galling between the > steel valve & the aluminum body. So I put in a new one. I even had to remove > a broken bolt from the previous owner. Bled the brakes with my homemade > pressure bleeder [Boy that's fun !!] > Then when I would drive it a few miles,after a few lights > my front right caliper would lock up & I had to abandon the car Half an > hour later I come back I would drive back to my house before it would get > tight again. I installed both front NEW calipers[Bendix] just 2 years ago. I > replaced all four brake hoses about 4 years ago. > My question is does this sound like brake hoses collapsing on the > inside ?? I don't remember my source for these hoses [Chinese?] My car > brakes would be fine after it "cools" down after a half hour or more. I > bled > the brakes again still same thing. > I did notice that my rear brake hoses did have some black specs > when I bled them so I'm wondering about the hoses. > HELP ! I'm now 92 miles away from my car since I had to come home > due to renters. I'm 4 weeks away from My week at the house when I could > work on it again in my driveway. Any suggestions ?? If I need hoses I'll > order > from MB. Caliper from Rockauto. THanx guys. > > Bob > 1983 240D > > PS runs like a new car except for the eventual lockup > > > > _______________________________________ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: > http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com > _______________________________________ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com