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brake drum repair, then noise


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#1 eastwestboy

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Posted 03 January 2010 - 02:10 PM

Replaced shoes and drums on the rear of the 97 Legacy. Also got the hardware bag with new springs, cup-washers, through bolts. So everything except the wheel cylinder is new there. Test drove it and worked fine. The first few days I had a bit of a deeper pedal travel, was only going around here in the country. Then the brakes worked perfectly, no more exessive pedal travel, just perfect brakes. After 2 more weeks now, I hear bang-bang from the right rear, proportional to speed. same loundness for high or low speed, hard or light braking. No noise if I don’t brake. Took off the drum yesterday, everything looked good, nothing out of order. Anybody has an idea?

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#2 MilesFox

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Posted 03 January 2010 - 02:15 PM

maybe the shoes need to be adjusted? try some reverse braking, it should self adjust. otherwise you may have to turn the little star wheel on the bottom




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