The Emergency Brake is probably adjusted too tight.
Well, that could be the case if the wheels don't turn at all. If they only lock up when you apply the brake, it's more likely that the star wheel is what's slightly too tight.
Every time you press the brake pedal, the star wheel assembly in the drums (which the '92 has) automatically adjusts itself (turns out on a bolt). Over time as the brake shoes wear away, this extending bolt pushes the shoes farther and farther out to make sure they stay close enough to the drum to stop the car.
When you do a brake job and put new shoes on, you have to remember to screw this bolt back in, otherwise they're now too close to the drum.
Keep in mind its normal for them to grab slightly until the new shoes set in. If its not too bad it may return to normal within a day. If not, or when you press the brake the back wheels lock up way before the front grabs, or even if you're just not comfortable driving the car, take the car back to the shop and get them to loosen the back brakes a bit.
If you do your own work and are comfortable doing your brakes, there is a plug you can remove on the backing plate and get in with a screwdriver to turn the star wheel while the drum is on. Don't do this yourself unless you're experienced or have the help of a pro. Your brakes are too important.
Antilock brakes do not increase the braking force.
Keeping the brakes from locking up will allow you to steer out of a situation.
change that calipers
Hey Brad No, They should be ok. GoodluckJOe
no only the EX had antilock brakes in 2004
for 85 oldsmobile toronado what is the bleeding sequence on the brakes
Your brakes need bleeding. And if you have antilock brakes, you should take it to a shop to bleed them. It takes special tools to bleed antilock brakes. If you have regular brakes you can bleed them yourself. Could go into further detail but would take too long to explain. Refer to a repair manual. Note: bleeding antilock brakes without first disconnecting the sensor will damage the sensor and the antilock function will no longer work (learned the hard way, unfortunately).
Anti Lock Brakes ABS = Antilock Braking System
2 wheel antilock brakes only work on the rear wheels, while 4 wheel antilock brakes work on all 4 wheels.
There are two reasons for this. The first is the break calibers need bled and the second is the breaks themselves need adjusted back.
Yes, unless the vehicle has functioning ABS (antilock brake system) brakes.
They work great. Try it on ice compared to regular brakes. I am a certified mechanic and I was amazed. fb
4ws yes, 2ws I believe does as well.
The Antilock Brake System or ABS light stays on in a 1997 Nissan Pathfinder because there is a problem with the brakes. The brakes are either low on fluid or they need to be changed or adjusted.
They make it so the car does not lock up the brakes and slide. Antilock braking system.
antilock brakes could lock up on any vehicle for various reasons. for ex, a wheel sensor/trigger wheel is dirty(mud) and the sensor can pick up the signal, the computer will not activate the antilock feature.if the antilock light is lighted on the dash the wheels will lock.
Yes some Jeeps do have antilock braking system.
push hard on the brake pedal
Changing brakes is a simple task. Lift the car, remove the wheel, remove the brake shoe, replace the pad, replace the shoe, replace the wheel and lower the car.
like disk brakes
check your fluid levels, some vehicles will need brake bleeding but some may have brake sensors which that light that is lit up on your dash is for when the brakes were replaced the sensor may not be installed correctly go back and replace the sensor
Improperly adjusted, new pads, low traction, etc.... most vans only had rear-wheel antilock brakes.