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1990 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Question: why wont the front brake release when i let off brakes

 

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tommymtibbets, 4.3L V6, El Dorado, KS, December 10, 2012, 18:46
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i have tryed bleding off lines and they still wont release

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    December 10, 2012, 18:52
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    Yikes! maybe your brake lines are bad

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    December 10, 2012, 18:55
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    Your brake lines have failed internally, replace BOTH brake lines and recheck.

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    December 10, 2012, 23:02
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    Simple, if you opened bleeder screw ,and it is not pluged with dirt, and brakes still wont release CALIPER piston is stuck!!!

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    csubak30, December 11, 2012, 04:28
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    Agree, if bleeding brakes allowed fluid to pass through.....at least one caliper piston is frozen. Just figure out which one and replace.

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