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braking pulls to the right?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by sandracer0004, Sep 27, 2003.

  1. sandracer0004

    sandracer0004 1/2 ton status

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    Ok guys got a question please help!

    i recently switched from a pair of 10 bolts to a d44, and a 14bolt rear, and put all new rotors and pads on the front. the rear was in pretty good condition so i didnt much bother, the right rear didnt blead as much as the left but it still worked.

    truck seems to pull hard to the right when braking. and almost looks like the left front rotor is getting very little pressure, as the rotor is not hardly glazed at all from braking. any ideas?
     
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    try re-bleeding? are the front calipers new? or what kind of shape are they in? original hoses?
     
  3. sandracer0004

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    new pads, original calipers, the 10 bolt, and d44 use same calpers so i didnt change them.
     
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    rjfguitar 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    After re bleeding also check to make sure that your drums are adjusted right because rear drums will pull a truck to one side suprisingly well. especially big 14bolt brakes.
     
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    check the caliper on the left. when you pushed the piston in to put the new pads on it might have gotten jammed in the caliper so bad that it's not putting pressure on the pads.
     
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    Check your ball joints, they can also be a cause of the truck pulling to one way or another.

    Jordan
     
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    Check your brake hoses. They get nasty and cause problems sometimes.
     
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    all great ideas guys, thank you!
     

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