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1999 GMC Jimmy Rear Brakes

I have replaced the caliper,pads & rotors twice. 1'st time only got 2000 mi. 2'nd time 6000 miles . Wears the insde shoe of both rear wheels.
the vehicle has 112000 mi.Slides are free

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Hi: Weird problem... 80% of braking is done by front brakes... check them first to make sure they are functioning properly, use copper coat on slides... it is not unusual for brake pads to ware unevenly, probability that both rear axles are floating is pretty unlikely. Hope this helps... please rate suggestion...ty

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Check the axle end play. if there is significant axle in-out motion, this will cause excessive inside pad wear. it will also cause the caliper to bind under breaking conditions, yet slide freely when there is no stress applied

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Where do you live meaning if you live on mountain or driving down steep incline every day you will ride brakes every day.that will wear on them a lot.use manual low1 gear coming down mountain.also buy a good brand brakes .i learned a long time ago if you pay more .it will last more.longer.

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