Question about 2004 Saturn VUE
I assume you mean that you replaced the front pads and rear shoes. Or did you also replace the disks and drums?? Either way you should be ok unless you also replaced the slave cylinders on the rears.
The fluid flows back up to the Master Cylinder as you squeeze the calipers and the slaves to fit the new parts in. Some people pre-fill the caliper to reduce the amount of air and make bleeding easier.Now .....Grinding better be a wrong choice of words. Possibly you spilled fluid on the pads while bleeding the lines. This will cause a binding and shuddering when you apply brake pressure. This will also make you think the lines are not bled properly because of the increased pedal pressure you are putting on the wet/lubricated front pads. If so, replace the pads. Don't try washing them with aerosol cleaner cause it takes more time and money than simply changing them.
Posted on Oct 04, 2009
More than likely if you have new calipers and they are sticking it sounds like the master cylinder. loosen the bleeder screw on the calipers then try to push the caliper piston in if it goes in easily then the master cylinder is bad if they dont push in easily with the bleeders open then the calipers are bad
Posted on Oct 19, 2009
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