Front brakes locking up

Asked by Feb 16, 2017 at 02:25 PM about the 1993 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Cheyenne Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Front brakes keep locking up after
I change the wheel cylinders put
new pads on they still locking up
does anyone have a solution

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On the front there is a brake hose that runs to the caliper. The brake hose is know to deteriorate on the inside only to allow the brake fluid to flow in one direction, the direction when you step on the brake. If you crack open a bleeder the caliper should release so you can turn the rotor, this would verifying the hose is bad.

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