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1990 Chevrolet G Series Van (G20) Question: why does my passenger side breake caliper keep hanging up.

 

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loose cannon, 5.0L V8, Cumberland, MD, October 25, 2012, 14:14
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i replaced the pads, rotor, and caliper. what should i do next.

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    pushrod October 25, 2012, 15:05
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    REPLACE THE RUBBER(FLEX) HOSE AND BLEED.

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    loose cannon, October 25, 2012, 15:30
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    Thanks for your speedy reply! Very happy to find this website!

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    pushrod, October 25, 2012, 16:41
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    YOU ARE WELCOM, BRAKE HOSE COLLAPSE IS A COMMON PROBLEM! BRK. FLUID CANNOT RETURN TO MASTER CYL. THUS KEEPING PRESSURE ON CALIPER.

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    your.mechanic October 25, 2012, 16:11
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    possible brake slider rusty

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    Gusta777 November 11, 2012, 03:30
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    The problem is with the flexible brake hose..........over time they break down inside and swell holding brake pressure in the line instead of allowing the pressure to dissipate...change the hose

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