PLEASE HELP! Rear drumlocking


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I have a 1992 4wd. i just out on a new rotor, caliper and pass on the front passenger due an issue with it seizing up. seemed to fix that problem. i bled the system best i could and the brakes are little spongier and with very little braking, i can get the rear driver side wheel to lock up. i have rear drums. Do i just need to do a better job bleeding the system? it didn’t do this before i had to bleed the system
 


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Yes, it probably needs bled further. Changing out a caliper lets a lot of air in to the system.

The rears locking up seem to be a common Ranger trait, but usually it's the rear passenger side in my experience.
 

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Yes, it probably needs bled further. Changing out a caliper lets a lot of air in to the system.

The rears locking up seem to be a common Ranger trait, but usually it's the rear passenger side in my experience.
Yeah I am going to bled it later tonight when i put on the new rotor, bearings and pads on the other side. Thanks for the help man🤙
 

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also. check for a leaking wheel cylinder. ( inside of a rear wheel wet with brake fluid )
 

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Any luck getting this resolved?

Ray
Yes, i went to cars and coffee the next morning and was goin to fix it when i got home but it was no longer doing it so👍
 

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Things mysteriously fixing themselves is more concerning to me than things actually braking....
 

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Me too but oh well😂
Famous last words....We're gonna miss you buddy, when your brakes fail and you run off a bridge in the middle of the night somewhere on some backwoods dirtroad.

Seriously, you should look into it a little bit more, for safety.
 

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Famous last words....We're gonna miss you buddy, when your brakes fail and you run off a bridge in the middle of the night somewhere on some backwoods dirtroad.

Seriously, you should look into it a little bit more, for safety.
Rebled them and haven’t had any problems
 


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