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1993 grand dodge caravan front brakes are not working since

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1993 grand dodge caravan front brakes are not working since caliper and pads were replaced. back brakes are fine
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Greg replied 6 months ago.

Hi, I'm Greg (Indy-Tech).
Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply ASAP.
Rgds Greg.

Expert:  Greg replied 6 months ago.

What problem are you having .the front not grabbing ,

Is the pedal soft or very hard.

Was the calipers new or used.

Greg

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
New Calipers it is a grand caravan 3.3L with abs brake pedal is soft feeling no noise from abs front brakes not working at all
Expert:  Greg replied 6 months ago.

Please check on the caliper the position of the bleed nipple, is it on the lower side of the brake hose or on the high side (TOP of caliper) .

Greg

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
High side
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Had them bleed with our normal machanic
Expert:  Greg replied 6 months ago.

Get your mechanic to bleed the system as in the repair sheet .

when any part is replaced and the ABS system is empty of DOT 3 the following system should be used.

Try this and then please get back to me if needed.

Rgds Greg

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
That is how it was bleed. We are wondering if it may be the abs relay
Expert:  Greg replied 6 months ago.

Is the ABS light ON when the engine is running .

Greg

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Expert:  Greg replied 6 months ago.

Check for ABS malfunction codes first ,

Greg

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
If it's not the abs what else should we be looking at.
Expert:  Greg replied 6 months ago.

I Think the ABS pump has air in the system .

When you bleed the front is there fluid on both sides and free of air.

If you pump the pedal with the engine off does the pedal get hard .and if so how many times do you have to pump to get hard.

Greg

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