it started with the dr. side rearlocking up,it would do it once in a while.now all the time. 2 wks later the other wheel started doing the same thing.now if you just toutch the peddle,both rear wheels lock up.replaced master+brake fluid.what else could it be????
rear brakes lock up on 1992 Chevrolet Cavalier
by ttaxer77 in Greensburg, PA on April 03, 2011
ANSWER by Visitor on April 04, 2011
Did you check the wheel cylinders on each brake? Sounds like leaking fluid onto brake linings. Master cylinder wouldn't cause this type problem.
When the brake padle is applied the right rear brake locks up completely forcing the car to skid and it jars the back right side suspension.
they also "vibrate" when braking hard. The right rear drum brake is the worse one. When on gravel it locks up. When sitting at a hill with a slight incline the car doesn't roll back with the clu...