Replaced front driver caliper and front brakes. Engine light comes on and brake pedal goes to the floor. What would cause this?

Eusebio Faura

Asked by Jul 07, 2015 at 09:24 PM about the 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT1 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1500 Silervado 08'. Push the brake pedal and will build pressure. Once you release. It
goes back to the floor. Bled my brakes with power off.

4 Answers


Might have to vacuum bleed.


Can you explain how you bleed the caliper ?


Have someone pump brakes about 5times then hold brakes on and you lossen to bleader valve on the caliper.


Then tighten up bleader value before you let off of brake pedal.

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