Question about 1998 Chevrolet K1500

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97 1500 4x4 brake pedal problem

Well just for starters , all pads and shoes are good and rear is adjusted .
Just replaced the master cyl . with no change ! Basically what happens is when under light pedal press comming to a stop at the time of almost stopped the pedal drops a little , just not all the time . sys has been blead out with no air . so at this time i'm at a loss . please help .

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  • gp_pas Oct 29, 2008

    Well i have not had any bearings changed , nore do i have any abs lights and yes calipers are free . ive been told it needs a flush with an abs actuated function test ? it seems with a little research i'm not the only one by a long shot with this issue .

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Caliper slides could be sticking,a caliper piston could be sticking,wheel sensor could be showing first symptoms of failure and yes the abs could be at fault depends on who and how the brake caliper pistons were pushed back to replace pads.Hard to isolate if only intermittant and would only be guessing about the true cause until its an obvious and consistant fault.

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Sounds like an abs problem one ring is diffrent than the others has it had a wheel bearing done??????

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