Brakes locking up on 98 Ford F150 Truck

Asked by May 15, 2017 at 12:08 PM about the 1998 Ford F-150 XLT Stepside SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Brake pads, brake calipers and hose has all
been changed but brakes still keep locking
up and smoking. What could be the problem.
Please help.

2 Answers

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Does the pedal return to the up position when foot is removed? Could be the brake booster.

why would a booster only do it to the left front? doest a booster make it damn near impossible to push the pedal down to begin with

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