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Old 03-09-2010, 11:46 PM   #1
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Rear driver side grinding

Hello jeepers.

I was driving home tonight and noticed like squeel or a grind kind of noise coming from my driver side rear tire... When I push on brakes it goes away. And when I turn left it does too but straight and turning right are the problems..

Any suggestions? Thanks

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Old 03-10-2010, 10:29 AM   #2
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First... have you been wheeling lately... check to see if any debris caught between the brakes, small pebbles, etc....

Hmmm sounds like it could be your brakes or the rear axle bearings.

Jack up the rear and rotate tire to see if it sounds like the brakes or if need new pads.
If needed remove tire and rotate to get better idea as well. If it's the bearing you should be able to tell if its grinding or loose.

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Old 03-15-2010, 12:25 PM   #3
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Today I took the rotor off of the rear brake and I find this hiding up there...




Show me where it goes?



Any help will be appreciated, thanks!
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Old 03-15-2010, 04:55 PM   #5
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Oh I see. Where would I get a replacement??
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Old 03-15-2010, 05:02 PM   #6
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Old 03-15-2010, 06:09 PM   #7
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Pick up a set of shoes while you are at it. That rear shoe looks a little thin on top.
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Old 03-15-2010, 06:20 PM   #8
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Yeah, I noticed that earlier. The other side is like that too.. Running low on cash atm, but soon I should be able to get new sets...

eBay here I come.
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Old 03-15-2010, 06:37 PM   #9
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Penny wise and dollar foolish...shoes are cheap.... buying new drums is much more expensive. Besides, you already have it apart.

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