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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The Chardes have a diagonal split system, so one of the front discs is plumbed to the diagonally located rear drum.
You may need to check the front brakes too and that they have been bleed properly.
Other common cause of uneven braking are:
seized wheel cylinder;
brake hose obstruction or weakend wall;
weak pull off spring on shoe;
uneven drum roundness;
compensator/proportioning valve dicky.
Posted on Oct 07, 2008
Bad PROPORTION VALVE ... the back brakes should only be doing 30% of the stopping with a bad proportion valve it will send more pressure to the back during braking and cause it to lock up. Good Luck and thanks for using FIX YA
Posted on Jan 04, 2009
Same here guys damn brakes stick can only go in reverse. However i do find storing the car in a warm garagef yo can get there) usally will fix the problem after a few kicks to the bck ties whne the cars warmed up
Posted on Mar 26, 2009
It's probably the emergency brake cable that is stuck. Check that first. When I get a drum brake that is totally frozen up (like been sitting for 40 yrs) I often use 2 or 3 pry bars, WD40 and short handle sledge hammer to pry a little on both sides, liberally keep penetrating oil squirted on the shoes and tap on all sides. Eventually drum will come off, but sometimes it takes like maybe 1/2 hour. Shoes will have to be replaced, but they are probably shot anyway. The drums for the caravans are cheap, so I would not only get them, but the spring kit from the parts house as well.
Posted on Apr 11, 2009
You need to make sure where the shoes touch the baking plate is lubes, and that the rear brakes are not adjusted too tight. If you use the parking brake make sure the cables are working freely and not sticking. I would make these checks before thinking of a clog in brake lines. The other thing that can cause this is the master cylinder going bad and sticking holding the brakes on.
Posted on Sep 25, 2009
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