Brake noise

Tiny
VICKIJACKSON
  • 1994 FORD EXPLORER
  • 200,000 MILES

I have a ford explorer with noise coming from the rear drum brakes I tried to replace the shoes and springs and bleed the brakes but there making noise while braking and while turning

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Saturday, August 18th, 2012 AT 10:36 PM

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Tiny
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Is it my wheel cylinder?

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Saturday, August 18th, 2012 AT 10:38 PM
Tiny
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They wont make noise.

It could be the drums hitting the backing plate while rotating.

Do the brakes work ok?

Roy

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Saturday, August 18th, 2012 AT 10:45 PM
Tiny
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U will need to have some1 look at it.

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Saturday, August 18th, 2012 AT 10:46 PM
Tiny
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Roy- yes they are working fine just making noise it sounds like grinding when applying brakes but squealing on graduall turns and very little noise but when backing up there might be an occasionally noise but none backing up

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Saturday, August 18th, 2012 AT 11:56 PM
Tiny
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I would be re checking to ensure that all springs are fitted correctly, did you get the drums skimmed if not this may be a bedding in problem.

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Sunday, August 19th, 2012 AT 3:04 AM

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