HANDBRAKE / REAR DRUMS

  • Tiny
  • LEWIGY
  • 2001 Rover 25
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • manual
  • 49,800 miles

Just got a second hand car (Rover 25 -2001). Handbrake lifts up high and when left on overnight and released the car moves off with a clunk. Definitely the rear drum/s sticking on a bit. ALSO worth saying is the brake pedal is hard'ish (2 inches in and its nearly solid) however the car does stop fine although brakes a sharp and sudden below 10mph.

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Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 AT 5:51 PM

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  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
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You may have some oil contamination on the shoes, check this out.

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Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 AT 11:10 AM

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