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Drum brake problems

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 7blazer5, Mar 4, 2005.

  1. 7blazer5

    7blazer5 Registered Member

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    I just replaced everything that has to do my rear brakes( shoes,wheel cylinders,hardware kit,and got my drums turned). I bled the whole system and now the brakes seem way to soft and don't really grab at all. Is there any other suggestion on how to bleed the wheel cylinders or the whole brake system.
     
  2. loafer

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    Did you replace and adjust the "self adjusters"? If not you'll need to do so.

    If the adjusters are intstalled corectly then you can keep cyling the brakes while backing up (stop-start in reverse) to advance the adjusters. This will take a while if you did not do any initial adjustment. The adjusters will only advance when you back up.
     
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    How do you know if the self adjusters are installed correctly?
     

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