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I have a 2000 jeep cherokee the front brakes lock up but the…

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I have a 2000...

I have a 2000 jeep cherokee the front brakes lock up but the rear keep turning

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Are these the orignial brakes?

70,000

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Cherokee yourself? What have you tried so far?

Just starting to look in to it.

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Jeep Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 7 months ago
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Hi, my name is ***** ***** is usually caused by a bad master cylinder, the front half of the master cylinder is for the rear , and the back is for the front, have you cracked open the front line off the master cylinder and seen if there is pressure when the pedal is pushed down?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
No
Jeep Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 7 months ago

this is the way o verify if its a bad master cylinder, crack loose the fitting and see if fluid comes out when pressing the bakes, if it does not, then replace the master cylinder,Tim

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
What one I see more then one line?
Jeep Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 7 months ago

there should only be 2 lines coming out the master, it is the closest to the firewall,Tim

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I did just get done puting in the new master cylinder & it did not fix the problem.
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I put a new master cylinder in and it did not fix the problem still doing the same thing and I replace all the brake fluid there is no air in the lines.
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