LOCKS UP WHILE DRIVING AFTER APPLYING BRAKES A FEW TIMES

  • Tiny
  • Fixmy own
  • 1995 Toyota Corolla
  • 256,000 miles

95 toyota corrolla brakes keeps locking up, if car sits for a few mins they release. Brakes paddle get very hard to push when this happens.

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 AT 12:59 AM

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  • ASEMaster6371
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Sounds like you have a bad brake hose. Find out which wheel is locking up.

Roy

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Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 AT 1:01 AM
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  • KHLow2008
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Was any repairs done prior to this occurring?

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Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 AT 9:32 AM
  • Tiny
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New brakes after this happen frist time, new hose but still happens. If I Bleed it they release.

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Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 AT 10:14 AM
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Check the caliper slider bolts and pistons for sticking. Ensure you have sufficient brake pedal to booster push rod clearance.

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Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 AT 10:20 AM

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