Drum brakes

Asked by Mar 08, 2017 at 02:06 PM about the 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Short Bed 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have an 05 silverado and I replaced the
drums, shoes, and hardware and my brakes
are now grabbing (getting worse). I believe I
put everything together correctly I've redone
them multiple times bleed the brakes and I'm
not sure what the cause is.

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Did you match up the shoes before putting them on? Short shoe front facing, Long shoe rear facing. I've seen some people put both long shoes on one side and shorts on the other. Check the park brake make sure it isn't binding in the actuator arm or cable. You may have to put a slight angle on the fore and aft edges of the shoes this helps with break in period. Make sure there are no contamination on the brake lining any grease or oil can cause your condition. HTH

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