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Sticky Front Brake

My front right brake caliper is sticking on and off. Planning on looking at it this weekend, considering just replacing the caliper. Any thing I should check specifically before I buy new front calipers?
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Check the caliper and hose

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Never dealt with this before, what am I looking for?
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When I disconnected the line from the caliper, brake fluid started dripping immediately, and the caliper remains stuck. So I am guessing the brake line is fine, the rubber portion of the hose looks good.

Any tips for getting the stuck caliper off?
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You're slide pins are stuck. Possibly rusty.
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You're slide pins are stuck. Possibly rusty.
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X2. Try pulling them out, cleaning the rust off if there is any, greasing them up
and putting them back in. I had to do this on my '01.

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Thanks for the link, I'll be working on this in the morning... I'll let you know how it turns out.
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Ended up just replacing the calipers this morning and finshed bleeding the system this evening... Everything feels like new!

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