Question about Nissan Pickup
Ithink the brake caliper is causing this and have replaced the caliper,the rubber brake hose and master cylindrer
Are the sliders for the caliper free? It sounds like you replaced everything I would have looked at except making sure the caliper movement is ok.
Posted on Feb 06, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The master cylinder supplies the pressure to the brake fluid that travels between the maste brake cylinder resevoir and the brake caliper pistons (through the brake lines. If the master cylinder fails there will be insufficient compression of the brake fluid to make the calipers operate as designed. Leaks in the brake lines and/or cylinders is a possibility, and unrelated to functionality of the master cylinder. Also, pistons located in the brake calipers can form a corrosion ring on their inside walls if there is breakdown in the brake fluid or moisture that gets into the lines. Operating the vehicle when there is insufficient brake fluid in the master cylinder resevoir can also lead to air getting into the brake lines, causing bad working brakes. Air compresses more than brake fluid, and the master cylinder isn't designed to compress air in the brake lines. Sounds like a bad case of "lack of maintenance", as opposed to bad advice from the mechanics. That said, there's no excuse for bad installation. But, it's tough to improperly install a brake line since they are nothing more than hollow metal tubes. There should be no rubber connectors installed in the brake lines. When bleeding the brake lines one must remove all of the trapped air before you will see any fluid appear. If the valves in the master cylinder are not properly operating the master cylinder will not allow the brake fluid to get into the brake lines.
Hope this helps.
Posted on Jun 13, 2009
your carberator is gummed up. Go to the auto parts store and get a can of seafoam fuel additive. Read the label so you get enough but as I recall you put in one ounce per gallon of gas. Run that through your pickup for a few miles and it will purr again.
Posted on Sep 16, 2009
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I have had exacly the same issue, the mechanic replaced the brake pads, calipers, hoses/brake lines, then after all that and it still happening, he replaced the brake master cylinder and all was well, except for my wallet !!!!
Posted on Nov 14, 2009
There might be something wrong with the piston inside the caliper, i think its locking up on u. U might have a faulty caliper
Posted on Jul 14, 2010
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