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Truck Disc Brakes Question:I totally rebuilt my brake system front and back on my 1999 Chevy Silverado 1500 about two years ago. I put on all new rotors and drums, calipers, hardware and pads. My stopping power was amazing.My front right caliper started failing to reopen and pulled the truck to the right when braking. Then it froze up completely.I did not replace all the brake lines at the time. But have purchased them now as well as a new brake fluid container that sits on top of the master cylinder?I've read that water/moisture in the line can cause calipers to fail. If this is the reason it failed will bad fluid have damaged all of my brakes? Can I just replace the front pair of calipers? What do I do?
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the caliper will not compress in on that right front ?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
what do I do?

i would replace both front calipers AND the rubber flex brake lines to both front calipers

that should fix this issue you are having

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I can't read the response. Its all blurry.
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
If I have moisture in the lines will it have damaged my rear brakes as well?
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Lastly, RockAuto online has all kinds of re-manufactured calipers for sale. They look identical, except for the two vs one piston versions. Any advice on which to buy? I know some brakes are the exact same calipers just put in different boxes under different names.

it can cause the caliper to freeze up with moisture in the brake fluid

taking care of the front with 2 new calipers and 2 new front rubber brake hoses and then bleeding the brakes including the rear brakes to push out the out fluid should stop the rears from having this issue

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you need to look at your ones on it now and see if you have 1 or 2 pistons in the front caliper that will tell you which ones to buy

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