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2003 Kia Sedona EX 4dr Auto

2003 Kia Sedona
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door, 2WD Minivan
15 mpg city / 20 mpg hwy
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June 21, 2013, 9:46 pm

Terry W
 

Question: Should I have my brakes checked out

I drove my Kia on a dirt (now muddy with puddles) road inbetween two baseball diamonds. I pulled it to one side of the road and threw batting practice to my boy. When we left for our game I could feel my brakes grabbing. I got out check everything and it appear okay, but I could still feel it and hear it. We stopped up the road and you could smell the rear brake was hot. I left it in a parking lot for 5 hours, came back and drove it and now I don't have any braking issues. Was the mud and water the problem or should I still have it checked out.


June 28, 2013, 5:33 am

Elizabeth K
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If the problem does not return, it is likely not a problem. But check the brakes next time you drive it, if one side is hotter than the other, have it looked at immediately.


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