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

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.

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Might have to vacuum bleed.

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Can you explain how you bleed the caliper ?

1,445

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

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

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