Question about 2000 Toyota Sienna
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In regard to the brakes, I believe that what pierre235 is saying makes sense - the drums need to have enough of an "abrasive" characteristic to do something other than slide. From my own experience, I will tell you that it has most often been a matter of adjustment. If one side is braking harder than the other, most likely one needs to be tightened and/or the other loosened (so to speak). I know I am not using automotive expert terminology here, but I hope that I am conveying the concepts correctly.
Additionally, rotors have to be turned when drums are replaced or adjusted, and they may require some work as well. The rotors must be even, or the brake will not apply evenly. (This is because rotors generally do not wear evenly.)
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Posted on Jun 29, 2008
Got to be ajusted properly the wheel cylinder got to be free move properly i had people who fell those test the drum was to shinny use very corse sand paper sand the drum so you leave some mark on it the drum by been to shinny the brake shoe slid on it it should grab insted leave mark in the drum that brake least it gonna fix the problem hope it help from montreal canada pierre
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