What Causes Front Brakes to Lock up?

Answer

A variety of different things can cause the front brakes to lockup. For example, the binding calipers might be off. There may also be something wrong with the hydraulic relays.
Q&A Related to "What Causes Front Brakes to Lock up?"
Bad fluid in master cylinder,flush system,bleed brakes.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_causes_front_disc_b...
1. Remove the brake fluid reservoir cap with a screwdriver. Observe the condition of the brake fluid. The fluid may be discolored or may be contaminated with the wrong type of fluid
http://www.ehow.com/how_5992862_troubleshoot-motor...
What happens is the caliper pistons seize. you could rebuild them, but much better to buy new or rebuilt ones. Replace the flexible hoses at the same time, sometimes they deteriorate
http://www.fixya.com/support/t4390572-front_passen...
A. Not sure what system you have in this. Could be RWAL or 4WAL. RWAL is rear wheel anti-lock. If they did the 4x4 recall it's probably 4WAL. If the ABS does not apply and no codes
http://autorepair.about.com/library/a/1e/bl164e.ht...
Explore this Topic
Locked brakes are usually caused by contaminated linings. This contamination results from grease or oil which causes swellings on the drum brake systems. These ...
If your ABS or anti-lock braking system light comes on intermittently it could mean that your ABS brakes are not working properly. If it is just the ABS light ...
A cause is the reason why something happens. Such as if a deer runs out in front of you while you are driving, you will slam on the brakes. The effect is what ...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com