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Either replace calipers or have rotors turned

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SOURCE: my front brakes are sticking

Check out the proportioning valve.

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Check the slide pins on the caliper, they can get dirty or rusty and can cause the brakes to stick - usually indicated by one side of the pads wearing rapidly. The pins should be cleaned and lubricated fully with each brake service.

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Does this vehicle have 4 wheel antilock brakes?

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SOURCE: 1994 GMC pickup front brakes are sticking.

By "sticking" I am assuming that you mean that the brakes are staying applied (calipers are not releasing)and burning the brake pads and rotors up.

The most common cause of this is brake hoses.

The hoses that connect your calipers to the steel brake lines have an inner lining and a reinforced outer "shell". sometimes the inner lining tears loose from the outer shell inside the hose. (It cannot be seen by "looking" at the hose.) The inner lining then starts to act similar to a "heart valve" where it allows fluid to be pushed down into the caliper, then collapses inside the hose, blocking the fluid from returning to the master cylinder when the pedal is released. This can happen just because of the age of the hose, but is more commonly caused by someone allowing the caliper to hang by the hose while replacing the brake pads without using anything to support the weight of the caliper.

To diagnose this condition, raise and support the vehicle and remove the wheels. Make sure that the transmission is in "Park" (Automatic Transmission) or "Neutral" (Manual Transmission) and apply the parking brake. Then start the engine and apply the service brake. (Press HARD on the pedal) Shut the engine off, release the service brake and open the bleeder screws on the calipers. If brake fluid squirts out of the bleeder screw under pressure, then the hoses are the cause of the calipers not releasing.

Posted on Oct 17, 2009

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i have the same problem. i changed the caliper and the problem persisted. i think the problem is in the abs controller since its only my front left brake that sticks. but check the rubber hose that runs from the caliper to the hard line. sometimes trash gets caught up in the rubber hose. if it isnt that check your ABS system like im going to do.

Posted on Mar 29, 2010

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