brake problem - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Crown Victoria | Mercury Marauder | Grand Marquis | P71 Forum for discussion of the Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Marauder, Mercury Grand Marquis and P71.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-28-10, 11:25 AM Thread Starter
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 4
brake problem

1993 gran marquis prroblem . the brakes are sticking on the front . it seems if you lightly apply brakes they slowly increase pressure until they will actually not release . if you press hard they will do this faster .. the brake light will come on after you apply brakes a couple of times .. if you let car sit for a while brakes will release . any ideas

marknett is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-28-10, 12:27 PM
2002 F150 XLT
 
Bert's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Oregon
Posts: 10,298
Re: brake problem

Possible brake hoses collapsed inside. Get them to stick and open the bleeder. If fluid comes out and the brakes release, the hoses are more than likely blocked. Is there freeplay in the brake pedal?

Bert
Bert is offline  
post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-28-10, 06:29 PM
Pantherholic
 
87_Crown_Vic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Omaha, NE
Age: 35
Posts: 376
Garage
Re: brake problem

i agree with the collapsed brake lines.. the part where the rubber hoses that connect to the caliper... i would start there and could also be the calipers depending on if the car sat for a time causing the pistons in the caliper to stick


my 1986 Grand Marquis LS... Rose...
87_Crown_Vic is offline  
post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-28-10, 09:30 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 4
Re: brake problem

the car did set up for a while. the brakes didn 't do untill i had driven 40 miles or so . thanks for a starting point
marknett is offline  
post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-29-10, 12:08 PM
Pantherholic
 
87_Crown_Vic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Omaha, NE
Age: 35
Posts: 376
Garage
Re: brake problem

i have bought the box body Crown Victorias and Grand Marquis cars for cheap from people... sometimes they idnt run and i only paid $250 each... lotsa times i had to change fuel pumps to make them run and these cars sat for 3-5 years... i had issue with them also because of the calipers seizing up... like i said, try hoses then get the calipers or do the calipers and hoses to eliminate the issue all together


my 1986 Grand Marquis LS... Rose...
87_Crown_Vic is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Ford Crown Victoria | Mercury Marauder | Grand Marquis | P71
Gear in this thread - Powered by O'Reilly Auto Parts


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome