why does my 04 dodge ram breaks lock up?

Asked by Aug 11, 2014 at 09:02 AM about the 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

front breaks lock up when i have to stop quick,i have replaced calipers and rotors.
did not fix the problem.

6 Answers

38,295

Did you check the proportioning valve? Did you flush the brake lines?

1 people found this helpful.
Best Answer Mark helpful

no, but i scotched front wheels, removed the rear wheels and with truck running and in gear about 30mph,i hit break peddle.and held down hard. the rear breaks did not engage for 4 seconds and only stayed for a second .the hole time the front calipers were engaged tight. do you think it is the anti lock or proportion valve ?

75,455

I would think master cylinder,or bad brake line,s.

38,295

Could

38,295

Be eather. Did your Absolute light come on?

Jl. I think im going to replace break lines. It doesn't have proportion valve,it has the proportion module. Which cost$300 from dodge.

Your Answer:

Ram 1500

Looking for a Used Ram 1500 in your area?

CarGurus has 9,369 nationwide Ram 1500 listings starting at $1,995.

ZIP:

Dodge Ram 1500 Experts

  • #1
    Dan Connell
    Reputation
    7,060
  • #2
    pudgybear
    Reputation
    6,720
  • #3
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    6,290
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,415 Great Deals out of 207,419 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,765 Great Deals out of 155,363 listings starting at $1,000
Used Dodge Ram 2500
161 Great Deals out of 4,837 listings starting at $2,200
Used GMC Sierra 1500
749 Great Deals out of 61,489 listings starting at $1,395
Used Toyota Tundra
438 Great Deals out of 39,518 listings starting at $2,900
Used Toyota Tacoma
432 Great Deals out of 48,711 listings starting at $2,994
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
501 Great Deals out of 39,752 listings starting at $2,590
Used Dodge Dakota
84 Great Deals out of 3,087 listings starting at $1,495
Used Nissan Titan
251 Great Deals out of 22,647 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Mustang
256 Great Deals out of 38,496 listings starting at $1,350
Used Chevrolet Colorado
273 Great Deals out of 40,691 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
571 Great Deals out of 38,556 listings starting at $1,243

Used Cars For Sale

2006 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT SB For Sale
22 listings starting at $4,500

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.