Question about 1999 Dodge Caravan

2 Answers

'99 dodge caravan, front brakes keep locking up

I have a '99 caravan the front brakes keep locking up i have replaced everything in the front except for the master cylinder and the abs pump why do they keep locking up?

Posted by on

  • 2 more comments 
  • Anonymous Apr 18, 2009

    My wife's 1999 Dodge caravan has had the front drivers side brake lock-up several times. Cannot find the cause....

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    Is your ABS light on, on your dash, or any other indication that ABS is malfunctioning, other than lock-up of wheels?

  • larry warren Dec 11, 2012

    The brake that locks up is working but the others are not so you need to fix them both front and rear.It's all about ballance and even braking. the brake that dosnt work is the one that needs fixing

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    The front wheels locked up on my 97 dodge caravan

×

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 651 Answers

You probably need to bleed the entire system.starting from the farthest wheel to the nearest.

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 7 Answers

Check the screws that retain calipers, if they strip them and where replaced by longer ones , those are pushing into the pads and you are like alice cooper , your are breaking along the way, jajejijoju, change your all mech!!!! TOO!!!!

Posted on Mar 08, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

99 caravan 3.3 no abs brakes. I have replaced a bad master cylinder and all 4 rusted brake lines. The ABS brake warning light is not on. The van does not pull to one side.


Something is wrong with your statement
it is a 99 caravan 3.3 no abs , then you are on about abs light pump etc
the abs pump only works when the master cylinder is under pressure and that pressure is suddenly reduced by the sensor reading a locked wheel and a valve is opened to release line pressure to that wheel As soon as that wheel starts to turn, the valve closes
while the wheel is stopped and that valve is open , the abs pump kicks in to maintain line pressure otherwise the brake pedal would go to the floor
master cylinders work through a. abs unit and not because of it so if the master cylinder becomes faulty, the abs pump will not operate until a wheel stops turning as there is no line pressure to stop a wheel turning
the abs light may not be on because there is nothing to operate the system to put it on

Apr 30, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

ABS light on and brakes locking up after master cylinder and brake booster replaced,what is wrong?


have it pumped down again an look at the fluids for contamination , inspect for leaks

Jul 25, 2014 | Hyundai Sonata Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

No brakes/pressure


Did you replace the lines when doing all the work, the lines are the cheapest part of it all

Jul 10, 2013 | 2006 Scion tC

1 Answer

2000 Chrysler Grand Caravan, replaced the front driver brake caliper, the brake lines from the master cylinder to the ABS and the rubber hose from the caliper to the brake line, bled all the brakes but the...


i suggest a bad master cylinder, but 1st answer this, when you apply brakes firmly and keep pressure on the brake pedal, does pedal go down while you're holding pressure on the pedal? if so, the master cylinders bad. and also have you checked the vacum to the brake booster?

Aug 24, 2010 | 2000 Chrysler Grand Voyager

3 Answers

Brake pedal all the way to the floor...Possible abs module?


Im going to assume that a mechanic has already checked for the most simple causes like making sure the brakes have been bled. If the abs module is faulty it will default to just a no abs state, but that wont cause the pedal to go all the way to the floor. I agree that replacing the caliper is probably gonna fix the problem, but I might try to bleed the brakes first and see if that solves it first...

Jan 24, 2010 | 2001 Dodge Grand Caravan

1 Answer

On a dodge caravan the pedal goes to the end without brake


Abs system cannot permit air to enter the hydraulic system, You need to check everything for leaks. Likely you have slight seepage somewhere, likely at or in a line going to the wheel you found you had air again. Leak does not have to be large and at this point likely is leaving only damp residue. If air was in the front, also check inside the caliper piston boot....If at rear, check for dampness under the wheel cylinder end boots.

Jan 13, 2010 | 2002 Dodge Caravan

2 Answers

1999 Chevy Tahoe- Soft Brake Pedal


Try having the dealer flush and bleed your system. It is very hard to bleed ABS systems yourself and have safe brakes that still work afterward. Bleeding non-ABS brakes yourself is easy not the same for ABS brakes. Valving, sensors and what-not require a tech and the correct equipment in my opinion. You do it wrong and you could ruin your ABS system. Do that and see if they firm up. I replaced my brake shoes/pads at the same time all new everything in back, drums/springs everything and new rotors up front. then I had the chevy dealer flush, refill and bleed system. Stiffer pedal and brakes work better. Keep in mind the brakes on 99 Tahoes are inaedequate, require new rotors often, heat up and fade/glaze pads regularly. I replace my pads long before they wear down because they glaze up and start fading early. I'll rough em up once maybe, next time, new ones. Every two brake jobs, new rotors for me. Just how it is. They will stiffen a bit and work better but they will never be awesome brakes. Just how it is on 99 and earlier Tahoes. Hope it helps. Very important to bleed correctly though. I'll bleed my 83 Toyota 4x4 myself but not the Tahoe.

Aug 06, 2009 | 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe

2 Answers

1998 Dodge caravan. air in abs.


You cant bleed the ABS,this is your anti lock brake system,try to bleed them again,then check your power brake booster,check for loose vacuum hoses.

Jun 29, 2009 | 1998 Dodge Caravan

1 Answer

Unable to bleed front brakes


loosen the front brake line that goes to the master cylinder fill master cylinder up with fluid and bleed it first by attaching a flexible line from master cylinder front brake side submerge that line into jar of brakefluid keeping air from entering line get someone to pump brake pedal while ur holding line in a jar keep refilling the brake resivoir so no air gets in, once the master is bled front brake side then reattach the origional brake line then remove bleed screw from caliper and let fluid gravity flow down to calliper then bleed the normal way. more than likely your master cylinder has air trapped in the front portion good luck

Jul 01, 2008 | 1996 Chevrolet Blazer

Not finding what you are looking for?
1999 Dodge Caravan Logo

961 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dodge Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

70346 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22041 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6864 Answers

Are you a Dodge Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...