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My brakes lock up and stay locked in the front until the car is restarted

My brakes lock up while driving and will not release till the car is turned off and restarted

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Check for a faulty brake booster .

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SOURCE: rear brakes locking up with slight touch of brake pedal.

Most of the time with the rear brakes locking up the brake drums are warpped. If you remove the rear brake drums and take them to almost any auto parts store (Napa, Checkers ect.) they will turn the drums for about $10 a piece.

After you have the drums turned you will need to readjust the rear brakes.

Posted on Aug 29, 2008

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SOURCE: Abs

This is Simply the Computer System Letting you know that there has been an Unusual Action. If it was a Mechanical Problem it would stay on Constant and Flash Periodically.

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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SOURCE: my abs light stays on 1995 chevy G20 van

I'd be checking the sensor (ABS) at that wheel, (right front) and adjusting rear brakes to proper clearance, as well as inspect them for proper operation with wheels off.

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SOURCE: the rear brakes on my 1999 chevy silverado 3500

hello fello car nuts! i have a '03 tahoe, while driving down the road the speedo needle would drop slowly to 0, i changed out the speedo sensor on the tail shaft of the tranny. in doing so this caused my brakes to go crazy. the ABS ligh comes on, the brake indicator light comes on, then the service brake alarm starts dinging, and every so often the peddle pulsates while pushing them! please help! i have tried to reset the computer by diconnecting the battery, but nothing helped..

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SOURCE: rear brakes locked up. 1990 chevy c1500 2wd pickup

did you see if they need replaced?
and also the emergancy cable may be froze

Posted on Aug 12, 2009

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