By December 31, 2007 0 Comments Read More →

Rear Brakes Smoke When I Brake

I recently had my rear brake shoes replace and now one of my tires is smoking when I “brake”….what can I do to fix the problem?




Hi there Dru

I would remove the rear wheels and brake drums and recheck the brake shoe installation. Make sure there is no grease leak, like from a leaking axle seal and that the rear drums are not “dragging” on the brake shoes because the shoes are out of adjustment or the rear drum is out of round and needs to be turned/refinished.


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