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Unread 07-16-2011, 07:43 PM   #1
Joshharris98xj
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Help! Breaks pulling to the right

Just replaced right and left breaks and rotors bled them and when I break it is pulling to the right?

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Unread 07-16-2011, 07:46 PM   #2
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Did you clean both rotors with brake cleaner? If you did you may need to bleed the left side.
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Unread 07-16-2011, 07:53 PM   #3
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Did you clean both rotors with brake cleaner? If you did you may need to bleed the left side.
Did both and just discovered my frount right tire is low on air I'm pumping it up is that it?
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Unread 07-16-2011, 08:35 PM   #4
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Hahaha sorry it was the air in my tire I feel like a retard it took me about and hour or two to figure this out
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Unread 07-17-2011, 01:13 AM   #5
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glad it was an easy fix, and don't feel to bad its a common problem.
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Unread 07-17-2011, 01:26 AM   #6
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heh. Only time mine pulls either way is it depends on which way the road is sloped or which way my steering wheel is turned to.

Used to pull very much to the left though until I rebuilt my passenger side brake caliper. Cheaper than buying a whole new caliper. lol.

I keep my tire pressures a little higher on the right side than my left to counter the slope in the road though.
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Unread 07-17-2011, 01:29 AM   #7
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heh. Only time mine pulls either way is it depends on which way the road is sloped or which way my steering wheel is turned to.

Used to pull very much to the left though until I rebuilt my passenger side brake caliper. Cheaper than buying a whole new caliper. lol.

I keep my tire pressures a little higher on the right side than my left to counter the slope in the road though.
Ha thumbs up
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Unread 07-31-2011, 11:45 AM   #8
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glad to hear it was an easy fix, the same thing happened to me, but i found out my caliper was frozen
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