changed front brakes & rotors. 4 brakes bled. truck goes forward fine, but can't reverse. back wheels lock up after reversing about one foot.

Asked by Feb 23, 2014 at 01:28 PM about the 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

back wheels are locking up.  but drives forward fine.  anybody know what to do?

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Drum or disk brakes in back?

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it has both

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Sounds like the park brake shoes are missing something and allowing a shoe too engage when backing up, you will have to remove the rotor to gain access to them.

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Drums in back I agree with tennisshoes. Double check your work and the adjustment mech.

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reverse the e brake adjusters you put them in backwards.

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You may have the rear shoes in backwards,there,s one shoe that is alittle shorter on the lining than the other. When I do drum brakes I lay the parts on the floor just like they come off the vehicle. This saves alot of headaces,an oldtimer thaught me this when I was a youngen working in a filling station.

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