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I've heard of this before, but only when the car had been sitting for some weeks.

There is some significance to your washing the car, then putting it in the garage 'wet'.

It's not really good practice for many reasons, mainly due to the real risk of corrosion, and this may well be manifesting itself in your brake calipers.

I would suggest either not putting the car indoors whilst damp, or, if that isn't appropriate, then to leave the car in gear (you can add a brick as an additional measure). And just leave the handbrake off.

I have a couple of classics which are hardly used, and I leave them in this manner, without problem.

Hope that helps solve your problem.


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