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Grabbing breaks leaky trailor break switch started problem just cleaned and inspcted breaks mininamul oil leak around axel ceal, replaced and reassimbled pads where scoured on ends probably from the grabbing breaks still grab, one or both real lock up should i have replaced scored pads, pads have less than 2,000 miles use 1976 sierra 2500

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  • ronrad Feb 09, 2009

    thanks again rejakwilson, people i asked before deciding to reuse the old ones were running 50/50 on reusing so i went with clean with break cleaner and reuse guess that was the wrong answer

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YES Any Brake Material That Has Had Any Oil Contacted Should Be Replaced , The Heat Generated By Brake friction Basicly Cookes Shoes Or Pads into A Different Chemical Makeup, For lack of Better Discription. NEVER Use Oil / Fluid Contaminated Pads Or Shoes

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