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Back brakes grinding but shoes have lots of life

Back brakes are grinding, like metal on metal but shoes have almost new life on them.

have gotten rid of dirt.

seems to happen more so when cold but will do so when they are warm
and putting on slightly.

any thoughts?

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  • psi_kirk Nov 19, 2008

    haven't changed the back shoes, they have lots of life on them.

    do very little driving and shoes came with van that bought about 2yrs ago.

    I have changed front pads but they aren't making the noise

    The noise has been there for a couple of months now but was very infrequent,
    now it's everytime we drive it


  • tony yeatman
    tony yeatman May 11, 2010

    Did this start after pad change or always a problem?

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    brake shoes life span

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Unusual problem this one as what you describe is usualy associated with poor brake shoe adjustment,warped or out of round brake drum,rust or contaminants on drum or shoes or hard compound shoes.Are there any shiny marks on drum or shoes that shouldnt be there?If theyre new and had very little mileage they could still be bedding in but doesnt seem logical as a properly set up set of shoes should have bed in by now unless the original owner over heated them before they bedded in.Sorry cant give you a more precise answer would need to have vehicle to clean ,inspect and readjust but hope therse something here that helps.Good luck

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