1994 Honda Accord Q&A
1994 Honda Accord Question: BRAKE PROBLEM
HELLO I HAVE SERIOUS BRAKE PROBLEM WITH MY 1994 HONDA ACCORD WHICH IS WHILE DRIVING DAILY THE HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEM TENDS TO BUILD PRESSURE IN THE LINES WHICH CAUSES THE BRAKES TO LOCK UP WHILE DRIVING. I WAS TOLD THAT THE PROPORTIONING VALVE MIGHT BE THE PROBLEM. THANKS FOR THE YOUR HELP - Visitor
Has the brake master cylinder been replaced? If so I suspect the clearance at the brake master cylinder actuating piston to brake booster actuating plunger is insufficient, as the brakes get used a few times the get hot and the clearance becomes less allowing the brakes to drag or even lock up. - patrick mannion
This issue can happen when some other fluid other than brake fluid is introduced into the system. Typically automatic transmission fluid is mistakenly put in the master cylinder but I have seen other fluids cause the same symptoms. If the master cylinder has not been replaced then I would look for some type of contamination. - rdude135
If the brake pedal feels hard the first time it is pressed in the morning, it could be due to a problem with the vacuum supply hose for the brake booster. A revised brake booster hose is available ...
The front brake rotors can warp and cause a vibration when braking. The rotors will need to be...