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Old 07-20-2008, 09:58 PM   #1
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Pulling when braking

Just bought my 3rd wrangler and I have noticed one thing when braking hard it will pulls so bad to the left that it will almost go into oncoming traffic havent had a chance to really take a look at it yet but if anyone has a idea what it could be please let me know

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Old 07-21-2008, 11:29 AM   #2
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it might be that the brake pad on that side is worn down and close to being metal to metal.

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Old 07-21-2008, 11:57 AM   #3
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lots of possibilities, bad caliper or calipers, brake hose, or hoses, seized guide pins where the caliper slides, rotors excessively varied in thickness. very loose tie rod end, or excessively worn bushing causing that side to shift when braking.

one time i've seen brake pads cause a pull, they were new, switched them three times from side to side, and the pull followed the pads.
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I've been down that road before. Turned out that my calipers were bad. When I would go to brake hard you had to force the Heep back into your lane of traffic. As they said there are a number of things that could cause this but that's what mine ended up being. It actually got to the point (before I figured out where that gremlin was hiding) that the caliper almost seized up on the rotor.
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