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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-07-2013, 01:32 AM Thread Starter
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Brakes pulling to the right

Just last weekend I installed new front brake pads(ceramic), brake rotors and brake calipers on both sides of my truck and a new wheel bearing/hub assembly on the front left and new upper and lower ball joints on both sides(moog). Now when you apply the brakes it pulls to the right, the faster your going and you apply the brakes the worse it is. Im thinking that maybe the rubber line going to the caliper on the left side is starting to collapse inside, but that's just a thought. Im not to familiar with hydraulic brake systems and i need some input from you guys on what you think might be the issue. Thanks in advance

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If the flexable brake hoses are the originals replacing them wouldn't hurt. Don't forget the rear one.

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Adjust the rear brakes before doing anything else.

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I had the same problem. There was a blockage in the rubber hose. A later autopsy showed the blockage was near the metal clip that holds it to the truck.

I replaced both lines in front and the rear rubber line. Problem solved.

You can check it by manually bleeding the brakes. If you get low fluid flow there is a blockage. Pull the brake line and have someone step on the brake pedal. Low fluid flow shows a blockage. Keep moving up the line until if flows freely. Be sure to bleed the brakes when you are all done.


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That is Right, BLOCKAGE IN THE HOSE will cause it to pull. I KNOW THIS FOR A FACT. Take it apart and clean it.
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allways change the flexlines when doing a brake overhaul, saves problems later,
been there and done that!!

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