4 wheel disc tighten up w/o touching pedal

Tiny
TOMGONZ
  • 1979 PONTIAC TRANS AM
  • 75,000 MILES

I have 1979 pontiac trans am w/455cu, auto, ps, pb, ac -4 wheel disc brakes-when I drive the car the bakes work great but after driving 2-3 miles highway or city the 4 wheel disc start to tighten up & the brake pedal is vry hard w/little travel.-I have replac

Do you
have the same problem?
Yes
No
Friday, October 21st, 2011 AT 6:50 PM

1 Reply

Tiny
MHPAUTOS
  • EXPERT
  • 31,032 POSTS

Check that you have pedal free play, there should be a little free movement befor the master cylinder piston moves, you should be able to feel this with your hand pushing the pedal slowly.

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Please consider a donation if we helped you
Friday, October 28th, 2011 AT 10:54 PM

Please login or register to post a reply.

Recommended articles