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Rear scubbing on my right rear brakes

Ok thks for the caliper answer but I have one more ? before I take my car bk to the shop I had just my front brakes n rotors replaced n then when I dive now when I com ro a slow stop with my foot on the brake theirs a scubbing sound in the rear right wheel even so the man said my bk brakes look fine the soundcould be the hub cap im a woman so still a littleweary to go bk to the same place, but its weard if I sundly I hear know sound at all only when im braking n slowing down at the same time if I stop suddly it makes no sound now is that crazy or what could it be my hub cap or still could it be the caliper I mean I never had this problem till they fix my front brakes n chk the bk im just puzzled,why dose it do it slowing down but not at a sudden stop,im use to braking at ease whe I come up to stop lights not slow down then stop with fast pressure but that's how the mechanic drove it,im close to getting new hubcaps n then see just my hub caps were exspensive and I cant afford the same I got,but heck all the lug caps r broke off anyway wear thet take the off with them power tools,i call them the capsn cover lugs,the were the lock on type so now really their all loose except one set I still have,help me one more time and ill ask this crazy ? no more im just a single mom n terrified of mechanic shops

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If there is still a problem with your brakes take it back to the shop and they should look at it free. They should probably fix it too.

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SOURCE: right front wheel was bent and replaced. right front wheel shimmies at constandt speeed of around 40 MPH and very noticeable whenever easing on the brakes to slow down or stop.

Check wheel mount flange for runout...it may have gotten bent as well.

Posted on Apr 23, 2009

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SOURCE: braking problem after front assembly removal

is the right side worn down more than the left or vise versa

Posted on Jun 05, 2009

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SOURCE: 1999 olds 88 rear wheel locked

Sounds more like brakes, Possible springs or wheel cylinder.

Posted on Jan 30, 2010

Testimonial: "It was the Cylinder. It had leaked and gummed up the rotor. Replaced cylinder and shoes and was good to go! Thanks."

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CHECK ALL WHEELS SPEED SENSORS. MAKE SURE THE ELECTRICAL WIRE CONNECTOR IN WHEEL SPEED SENSOR IS IN PLACE TIGHT NOT LOOSE HALF WAY IN PLACE.

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