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[Solved] 2004 vw passat front brakes stay stuck


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Hello to all. Recently my dad changed the front brakes on their vw passat, and today the front passenger brakes stayed stuck on, when my dad would let go of the gas, the car would stop right away without pushing on the brake.


Can anyone please help and give advise. Thank you.

Also, the abs light turned on the dash too

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Turns out there was a piece of that thick plastic near the break area, it was taken out and the car is doing well. Thank you to all.


It could be a few things:

  • aged brake hoses
  • seized caliper piston
  • stuck parking brake
  • incorrectly assembled brakes
  • ...