i just bought a 1997 chevy z71 4x4, and 3 out of the 4 times i hammered on the brakes they locked up, but on the fourth time they didnt. as long as u lightly aply the brakes they are fine but soft.

Asked by Feb 25, 2014 at 11:23 AM about the 1997 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Cheyenne Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i thnk it may just need new brakes

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Hammer brakes? Time for a complete brake job, inspect the hoses while your at it and replace the fluid, you probably don't know when it was done last.

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