Problem: The customer brought the car in because
the front brakes were smoking. The technician put the car on the
rack and confirmed that the front brakes were locked-up and the
front brake system was badly damaged.
Details: After the technician replaced the front
brake pads, calipers, rotors, and brake hoses, and bled the brake
system, the brakes were still dragging as before. The technician
then replaced the brake master cylinder but the problem
Confirmed Repair: The Tech-Assist consultant
advised the technician to check the brake booster intermediate
rod and brake-lamp switch adjustments. The booster intermediate
rod was adjusted properly but the brake-lamp switch was not. The
switch was not allowing the brake pedal to completely return.
After adjusting the brake-lamp switch, the brakes began to