Brakes are locking

Tiny
MIKE950
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  • 1995 CHEVROLET TAHOE
  • 300 MILES
When I turn right my brakes lock.
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Monday, May 30th, 2016 AT 12:04 PM

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Tiny
CJ MEDEVAC
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Brake Hose may be too short or installed with a twist in it?

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Monday, May 30th, 2016 AT 12:32 PM
Tiny
FIXITMR
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How do you get them to unlock?
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Monday, May 30th, 2016 AT 12:55 PM
Tiny
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Is ABS working?
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Monday, May 30th, 2016 AT 1:00 PM
Tiny
HMAC300
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If the one side is locking then the other side is not working or there is some type of fluid like oil/brake fluid on rotor causing it. see if this helps , if it is frozen open bleeder screw it may have a bad brake hose as well.
https://www.2carpros.com/articles/car-pulls-right-or-left-when-driving-or-braking
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Monday, May 30th, 2016 AT 2:00 PM
Tiny
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But it was not doing that before.
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Monday, May 30th, 2016 AT 2:17 PM
Tiny
CJ MEDEVAC
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Yep, That is why you are here!

What about the ideas from HMAC300?

You are going have to do the tests/ checks and report back with your findings!

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Monday, May 30th, 2016 AT 3:09 PM
Tiny
HMAC300
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Just because it did not do it before does not mean a part cannot go bad especially with a vehicle that is more than 20 years old. I still suggest you do the test that have suggested in the previous replies.
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Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 AT 5:35 AM
Tiny
FIXITMR
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The most common cause of break lock is a restricted rubber brake hose. The restriction occurs because the little guide bracket that keeps hose from wandering rusts on the inside surface and squeezes hose shut. You can just pry it open some and relieve the blockage.
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Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 AT 7:43 AM
Tiny
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Also if the brake caliper hose is twisted when the caliper was installed it can cause the brake to lock, ask me how I know lol
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Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 AT 2:29 PM

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