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I have a 2006 Chevrolet Equinox. I have replaced the brake

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I have a 2006 Chevrolet Equinox. I have replaced the brake pads, rotors, calibers, and wheel hub assemblies and the wheels are still getting hot. What is causing this?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 8 months ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.

I will do my best to assist you.

please explain,,which brakes ar getting hot?

can you feel the brakes holding back when they arent applied?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
The front brakes are getting hot and I cannot feel the brakes holding back when they aren't applied.
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 8 months ago.

when do they get hot?

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 8 months ago.

does the abs light stay on?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 8 months ago.

ok.\please stand by,someone will be right with you

thanks

Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 8 months ago.

have you scanned for codes

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
no
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 8 months ago.

do you have access to a code reader that has abs functions

?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 8 months ago.

can you scan it and get me the codes?

?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
C0045 Left Rear Wheel Speed Sensor Circuit Malfunction
This is the only code
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 8 months ago.

ok that wont cause this ...is it just in the frt?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
just in the front
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 8 months ago.

sounds like its a master cylinder hanging up...only a few things generally cause this...collapsed hoses...master cylinder issue or caliper issue...

Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 8 months ago.

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Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I have changed the master cylinder and the brake hoses on both sides and it is still getting hot. I don't know what else there is left to do.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Brakes, rotors, calipers, master cylinder, and brake hoses have been changed.
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 8 months ago.

how hot just one wheel? are the rears working?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Both wheels are hot, I'll check the rear. It's stopping good, just getting hot.
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 8 months ago.

if the rears are not working the frt will over work

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