Can someone tell me why on my 1968 VW I have one front brake that keeps grabbing real hard when I go to stop.

Asked by Aug 04, 2013 at 01:47 PM about the 1968 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

On my 1968 VW / London Roadster kit car I have the drivers side brake grabbing real
hard when I try to stop. Can someone tell me how to adjust the brakes to get this to stop.

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A brake fluid leak will cause brake grab...wheel cylinder. I dont remember adjustment proceedure but they should both be set so there is just slight contact between shoe and drum when you rotate the drum

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