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Old 08-04-2004, 04:16 PM
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Frnt L. brake not releasing...?

I'm having trouble figureing out why my front left brake's aren't releasing all the way on my 1977 Chev. 1/2 ton p/u 2wd.

I thought maybe the piston was sticking, so i replaced the caliper, but no luck, still does it...

Would it be the metering block, or maybe something in the lines???

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-carl

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The first thing I would ck is that the caliper slides free across the mount,if it does move to the brake line. I have seen brake lines collapse so that it is not noticable yet they won't let the fluid back up to the master cylnder. it could be the metering block but I doubt it ....but it doesn't cost anything to check that, Just remove it and clean it out good with cleaner and blow it out with a air hose. hope this helps and your problems are solved
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I suspect , either a collapsing rubber flex line or debris in the brake lines.
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I had a brand new Pep Boys caliper stick, maybe you just got unlucky twice.
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