brakes continue to hold for a few seconds after release of break pedal

Asked by Jun 22, 2013 at 12:31 PM about the 1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 4 Dr STD Passenger Van Extended

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

6 Answers

sounds like a case of contaminated brake fluid...take it to a brake shop and get your brakes bled properly with fresh fluid~...please.

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Agreed. This same problem could turn from brakes holding to brakes failing. We are talking life and death serious ...any master cylinder issue is

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feel like those two chipmunks who say "after you" no "after you" Mr. Hutch~H25~

Personally have had varnished brake fluid with my SINGLE cylinder 59 salmon colored Catalina with rusted/non functioning parking brake....hey, I was just a kid, though the 389 had 68,000 miles on it before a rented Dodge aries K car (what came out a rhombus) decided to set it non- driveable---the motor was quickly sold, lawyer took all the money.~

you scrub it against the curb till it stops~....solution for NO BRAKES...and NO PARKING BRAKE~

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could be one or more of these suggestions: sticking calipers (piston not retracting) slide/ guide pins freezing up, primary and secondary proportioning valves in the master not working properly, or brake hoses collapsing internally.

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