Question about 1993 Chevrolet K1500

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Front disc brakes

When i apply the brakes the truck pulls hard to the right.
I replaced the calipers.
it is still pulling to the right.
when i jack up the truck the drivers side wheel will not turn freely after i've applied the brakes.
Is there a sensor tthat tells the brakes to release.or could the brake line be bad?
help?
new calipers 6 mo. ago,because it was pulling right. pulling again. found caliper will release if i open bleeder. what's holding the pressure?

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  • westonmr Aug 26, 2008

    thanks, i'll check that tomorrow

  • Charles Rodriguez Sep 17, 2008

    I have a 93 Chevy Pick up With front disc problems. The pads were changed, rotors turned, calipers changed. The front disc brakes seem to have too much pressure and they get hot as if the brakes are not releasing, also when I apply the brakes it makes a growling or grinding sound as if the brake pads are worn down to metal. There is also like a shatter or vibration when the brakes are applied. What else can I check or change to correct the problem. Is there a valve or something to adjust the pressure to the front brakes? Any help is appreciated. Thanks Chuck

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    Jake brake acts like it stays on when pulling off no power and smokes real bad till brake releases have green circle alarm with v in it don't know what this is please help

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    it pulls to the right when I use the brakes

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Replace the rubber brake hose going to caliper, do both sides. Your problem will be solved

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Probably a restriction in the brake line from the master cylinder to the wheel.

Most of the time brake hoses do this (collapsed hose or hose inner liner) but the restriction could be anywhere from the point your front brake pressure divides to both wheels to the caliper of the wheel. The problem is not the caliper itself because the bleeder is able to relieve the pressure.

Posted on Aug 26, 2008

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