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I have a 1997 Lincoln Mark V111.It pulls hard to the right when the brakes are applied at any speed over 40.I have had both rotors and calipers replaced and have had the lines checked.The mechanic can not isolate the problem.recently I had the steering column replaced.Could an improper instalation cause this problem?

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Hi! The steering column replacement has nothing to do with this but I do suspect a faulty brake piston. The brake piston on the right is sticking to the pads thats why it has uneven stopping power. You will need to have the brake piston seal replaced for the rubber is surely worn. Now you'll have an idea on what to tell your mechanic. This will shed some light to him. Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa!

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