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Old 10-12-2011, 12:30 PM
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Truck pulls to right when braking

Like the topic says. Truck is pullin to right when I hit the brakes. Harder u brake the harder it pulls. What causes this, besides the one brake working more than the other and how to I fix it? Can anyone help me out?


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Old 10-13-2011, 09:58 AM
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Not everyone at one time please. Ima check them this weekend. It just sucks cause I'm going to order the pads and change them out next weekend probably.

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Well I have had caliper issues on and off for a while now. I have replaced both front calipers and hoses. I had to replace a rear caliper that froze stuck on this summer and other than that my pulling comes from rear springs that are more or less worn out allowing my axle to flex...
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I agree with supercrew. It could be your calipers. Jack it up and spin each wheel. If it spins freely you are good to go. If it doesn't then you probably have a bad caliper and need to replace it.

It could also be your shocks or springs. From what I know of this you will see abnormal wear on your tires before you get any alignment issues, but over time it will cause a constant pull due to the wear on the tires.
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Calipers...should be a simple fix, hopefully anyway!
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Sounds like a caliper issue... i would be surprised if it was shocks
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While you're in there, check the guide pins to see if the pads slide freely on them.

Look at post number 7 in this thread:
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does the truck pull to either side while driving (hands off wheel) and not braking?

if so you may need an alignment. it's prolly calipers though, been there done that.
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Slide pins on drivers side were siezed up. Put a torch to them and pulled them out. That took a little work but the acetaline torch got the job done. Cleaned it up with parts cleaner, sanded the pins, put some grease on them and put it back together. Did all the pads and greased all the slide pins. Did the front without removing the wheels. I will have to try that with the rears next time. Thanks for the input guys.


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