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1995 Ford Probe Question: would the master cylinder cause the brakes to lock up?

 

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sweetlynn, Ephrata, PA, September 14, 2012, 13:00
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I changed the calipers and the brakes and the hoses and the brakes still continue to lock up can only drive maybe 2 blocks. also changed the paportion valve but was from salvage yard

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    csubak30 September 14, 2012, 16:31
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    Yes, if it stays in the depressed position it would lock up the brakes by keeping the fluid under pressure. Similiar to driving with your foot on the brake and hitting the gas.

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    ziptie12 September 17, 2012, 19:00
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    Is it one wheel or all 4 that are 'locking up'? master cyl/ booster inspected? Drum or disc in rear?

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