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Front brake calipers hanging up

Yeah, it's that late here too. To answer your question, yes he did bleed the brakes. I dont know how accurate this is, but someone told me there is something like a valve body that the lines run into, and it may be bad. Then i had someone tell me it could be the master cylinder since both front brakes are hanging up. Oh , and it all wheel disc brakes, and a four wheel drive. I've had it for about three years, it has eighty six thousand miles on it, and this is the first time i have had any big problems with it other than normal wear .

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I'll do more research on this tomorrow.
yes there is a valve body
yes it could be the master cylinder
and as odd as it seem both calipers could have failed at the same time. incidentally another issue would be that the brakes locked on. i presume he changed the pads AND the rotor(s).
as i said i'll do more research in the morning on it. i have to change both front rotors and pads on my van on wednesday... might even notice something then that may help you.
You didn't mention if this vehicle has abs brakes... if you have stop you will know whether you have them or not.

actually something else that has occured to me... when you apply the brakes is there any shaking or do you feel a pulsing in the brake pedal ?


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