Thanks to everyone who posts here - I have learned quite a bit from searching the forum & appreciate the information shared herein.
I have a situation which needs some guidance though & hoping for some help.
I replaced the front caliper assembly, pads & rotors this week - truck has 208,600 miles. The reason for the changeover was regular maintenance, but, I also recently experienced binding at the front brakes. The binding doesn't start until mid-travel though & the brake pedal starts out a little mushy and stiffens as I use the brakes in my regular driving. The inner pads on both the front were completely worn down to nothing and the outer pads barely used - they look like they could be installed and used again, lol..
I feel comfortable that my work was accurate and complete in replacing all of the hardware, I definitely throw thanks out there to the forum posters for their information on bleeding the brake line
My new brake hardware was smoking when I got to my office yesterday, I had to rev the engine up to 4k/5k on the tach just to get to 50 mph & I don't want to ruin the new brakes, and I definitely don't want to ruin tires, transmission, etc. Hoping someone can guide me into diagnosing what is causing the binding to happen slowly as I drive.
Is it possible that the master cylinder needs to be replaced? Maybe there's a software/ABS module that needs to be replaced? I am a newbie at most mechanical issues, but, learn by doing and like to do the work myself where it makes sense.