2003 GMC Yukon brake system question

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  • 2003 GMC YUKON
  • V8
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 57,000 MILES

2003 GMC Yukon mileage: 57,000. For the past year or so I have been plagued with rapid front Disc pad wear. This week I replaced the front calipers and pads, also I replaced the rear wheel cylinders and did a complete brake fluid bleed. I notice when driving that the front brakes are getting "smoking hot" while the rear drums can be touched and barely feel warm. I adjusted the rear shoes correctly, but still the front pads are getting "very" hot. Where should I be looking next? Is there something that is not allowing the rear brakes to do their share of the work?

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Friday, January 7th, 2011 AT 11:59 PM

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Tiny
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Your problem is a master cylinder that is not fully returning, remove master cylinder to replace with new unit. Bleed to adjust as needed.

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Saturday, January 8th, 2011 AT 12:01 AM
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And lets not forget the front break hoses, they like to colapse.

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Saturday, January 8th, 2011 AT 2:30 AM

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