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1994 Chevy van brakes grabbing

1994 Chevy G20 van right front brakes grab/squeal, have cut the rotor, replaced calipers, but new pads (used).Problem continues!

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Try replacing the brake hoses they may have a restriction causing

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    the van to pull or grab, also make sure the rear shoe are not covered in rear end grease or brake fliud

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Sounds like a rotor/wheel bearing, not a brake problem. Jack up the wheel, and turn it (Spin it) and see if it feels ruff or sticks as you turn it. Then spin her as some one sits and apply's the brakes, watch the wheel/tire assy. if you see it jump its a bad bearing.

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