Question about 1994 Chevrolet Corsica
I have a 95 Corsica that I am having trouble with the rear brakes grabbing or locking up when brakes were applied, more noticeable on hard surfaces with some loose gravel on top. Would be similiar to applying parking brake at slow speed. I had a friend take them apart and clean them up, said there was no oil/liquid present, just dirt and crust/rust. After he cleaned it up, it seemed to work ok for about three weeks but symptoms have come back, but not as severe as before. I bought the car last July from a friend and the ABS light was on then and still is, but I did not notice the braking problem until late Sept. so I don't know if that would be a contributing factor. Thanks for any advice.
Itcould be that the brakes installed on your car were not the Original Manufaturers (OEM) recommended pads and/or shoes on the back and front. Or only two of the brakes were replaced. when installing breaks install the OEM's or original breaks for your Corsica.
If a given set of replacement linings are more aggressive than the original, the brakes may feel grabby or upset front-to-rear brake balance increasing the risk of the front or rear brakes locking up on wet or slick roads especially if the more aggressive linings end up on the back brakes. On the other hand, if the replacement linings are less aggressive than the original linings or have less fade resistance, the vehicle may require increased pedal effort and take longer to stop than before. And if these linings end up on the front brakes, they may increase the risk of rear wheel lockup, too.
Posted on Nov 10, 2008
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