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Old 03-20-2009, 06:05 AM
jpd5036 jpd5036 is offline
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Default 99 ranger brake problems

Hello, I bought my Ranger used about 5 years ago and have loved everything about it until recently. For the last year or so now I have been having all sorts of problems with my brakes. First, the driver side brake pads and rotor wore out while the passenger side wasn't even touched. So I replaced the break pads and rotors on both the driver and passenger side. Then about 6 months later the passenger side pads and rotors wore out without the driver side looking like it was touched. So, once again I changed them. Now, it seems as if the passenger side has once again worn out way before the driver side had. I was thinking that maybe one side was getting stuck on or one side wasn't working at all but becasue it has switched sides I'm not really sure now. In between all of this I had to replace the cylinder in the rear drum brake and I thought maybe, in some way, this would fix my problem but it did not.

Well, I hope someone took the time to read all this lol. Any help at all would be greatly apreciated becasue I am at a stand still right now and do not know what to do.
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Old 03-21-2009, 07:21 AM
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rebleed the system
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Old 03-21-2009, 05:58 PM
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Ya, I was goin to give that a try just haven't gotten to it yet. Thanks for the help though I will let ya know what happens.
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Old 05-05-2009, 08:58 PM
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Yeah. Bleeding I would say is a good place to start.

Sounds like one side is over compensating for the other, making one side wear faster. And the fact that it switches sides could probably only mean air floating around in there.

You didnt need to hear me say what was already said.. but I'm just trying to do my part to help out!
Only a woman would be told "You need a new Thingamabob, That will be $900.00 please."
I'll do my own work from now on thank you.
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