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I rebuilt the calipers on my '82 GL and all went well. After installation, and 200 miles, I found they squeal and drag. I removed them and inspected and nothing wrong is obvious. Any suggestions?
 

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Check that the very tiny return hole in the master cylinder is not plugged.
 
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I rebuilt the calipers on my '82 GL and all went well. After installation, and 200 miles, I found they squeal and drag. I removed them and inspected and nothing wrong is obvious. Any suggestions?
That can happen if the groove in which the seal fits is not very carefully cleaned of debris. The seal will not seat properly, causing drag on the piston, preventing it from retracting properly
 
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thank you for the replies, I'll check all of those items next chance.
 

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Another easy thing to check that is often the cause of hanging brakes is the shafts the two halfs slide on. They need to be cleaned and greased with silicone grease before the little boots are put on.
 
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