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I HAVE A 1998 CHEVY CAVALIER. I JUST REPLACED THE BRAKE BOOSTER, MASTER CYLINDER AND ABS BOX AND BACK DRUM BRAKES. WHEN I APPLY THE BRAKE IT GIVES A CLICKING NOISE AND GRABS REAL BAD ON BACK RIGHT SIDE. ANY HELP WILL BE APPRECIATED GREATLY. THANKS ALOT

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You need to adjust the right rear brake with the adjuster

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Manually adjust the rear brakes up to just touching the drums the drums .en turning the drum a very slight scrape would be about right. Adjust both sides evenly. I hope that you assembled the brake shoes correctly

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Did you put fresh fluid in the master cylinder? I really think you still have air in the lines. To bleed manually, start with the bleeder the greatest distance from the master cylinder, car running, helper pushing down about half way on brake pedal and releasing 3 times, on 3rd time, holding pedal down to half way depressed point while you open the bleeder valve. Repeat until you are sure all air has been flushed out. Check master cyl reservoir level often, because if it gets low and you **** air into the system, you have to start all over again. Go to wheel next greatest distance from master cyl, repeat above, working your way to wheel closest to master cyl last.

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You don't say what brakes.

I have had many cavys and worked on them. Great cars.

Your problem sounds like a **** rear wheel cylinder and bad drums/rotors and abs sensor wire.

My car just did everything you describe, I put in new wheel cylinders, drums, brakes, rotors, and 2 new rear brake lines. For less than 200 bucks the car is like new again and has well over 100k.

You can do it yourself. Doesn't take special tools. I followed online how-to's.

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if you didn't bleed the lines after putting the master in. then there is a good chance there is air in the lines now. may go through a quart of brake fluid before all the air is out. remember to start at r-rear/ l-rear/ r-front/ l-front last.will take some time. don't forget to adjust the rear brake while your there to help with the pedal

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It sounds dangerous, frankly. If it were an artwork, and I was a critic, I would say you did a masterful job with the broad brushes. Now let a master complete the finishing touches.

The equalization of the brakes is all wrong. Normally, the front disc brakes carry the brunt of the braking force, and then the rear brakes will begin braking. I think the shaking is coming from maybe just one brake working? Did you bleed all four brakes, beginning at the rear? The clicking could be a rear brake out of adjustment, too.
I would let a shop do the finishing touches to get your brakes back perfect, and the abs working, if any problems in that. Nice job so far, though. Any relatives or friends could help you with those finishing touches? It's not rocket science, just experience or training.

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#1) Check and make sure your Power brake boosters Hose is not Cracked or just not a tight fit going to Intake.

#2) Since you Have Rear Drum Brakes You might have left to much Brake to Drum Clearance==Ajust rear Brakes out to Just give you good clearance to slide Drum Over Brakes.

#3) Check all your Brake Lines for Possible leaks.

#4) CHECK to make sure your Accuating Rod from your Brake Pedal to your Power Brake Booster is in the Rear of Boosters Piston that whenb you apply brake its Acctuating the Power Booster.

#5) Also did you bench bled your Master before instaling? If not you'll have to bled your master clylinder 1st, and then Start at farest wheel from master cylinder and work your way to the brakes on front Drivers side.

#6) only other thing that comes to mind is your Anti Brake Module.

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