95 chevy brake trouble

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by B. L. Landscaping, Mar 27, 2007.

  1. B. L. Landscaping

    B. L. Landscaping LawnSite Member
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    When you drive the brakes are good till you go to a complete stop and then the rear brakes lock up. Anyone have any ideas?
     
  2. LindblomRJ

    LindblomRJ LawnSite Silver Member
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    Is it a 1500, 2500, or 3500? I think that makes a difference in .the type of brake
     
  3. Chop Stuff Up

    Chop Stuff Up LawnSite Senior Member
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    If they are drum brakes pull the drums off and see if there is any differential grease in either drum. If that seal is leaking it can make it lock up back there. Don't ask me how.
     
  4. Primetime-SRQ

    Primetime-SRQ LawnSite Member
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    Yep---It is the grease.. I have the exact same problem going on with my Dodge Ram right now. I just need to get off my lazy #ss to pull the drums and clean/fix the issue..
     
  5. TGM

    TGM LawnSite Senior Member
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    abs or the compensating thing (at least on dodges) i assume??

    i had a 95 cehvy at my old work do the same thing, but we never fixed it.
     

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