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braking problem

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by coreyd, Sep 2, 2004.

  1. coreyd

    coreyd Registered Member

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    I have a (90 burb 3/4 ton with 6" lift and 37's, while braking it wants to pull to the right severe, I have to crank the wheel to the left to counter act, this occurs at all speeds, is there a correction that I can do to fix the problem.
     
  2. tomseviltwin

    tomseviltwin 1/2 ton status

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    Just gotta check all the obvious stuff -ball joints, steering linkage, air in brakeline, sticky caliper, sloppy wheel bearing, unusual tire wear. Sounds dangerous though.
     
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    TorkDSR 1/2 ton status

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    warped rotor, or a bad caliper
     
  4. Catman

    Catman Registered Member

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    Got the same problem in my 90 K5. Looked at all the obvious stuff and still don't have a clue. If you find something, PM me and let me know.
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    84_Chevy_K10 Banned

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    Make sure your wheel bearings aren't loose and CHECK YOUR BRAKE HOSES!!!!!!
     
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    ugly_blazer 1/2 ton status

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    CHECK YOUR BRAKE HOSES!!!!!!

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  7. oh2dive4

    oh2dive4 Registered Member

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    Had a similar problem, turned out to be a sticking caliper. Be certain that the calipers will slide in the brackets as designed.

    Fighting to keep out of the ditch while stopping is no fun.
     
  8. rooferbret

    rooferbret 1/2 ton status

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    I also had the same problem. I replaced both calipers and bolts. no more pulling! /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     

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