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  • jlabella9
    • Jimm
      1/25/2013 Jimm
      You can not get a different combo valve from Jeep / DC for the same year that had both drums or rear discs irrespective of ABS up until about 2005. Previous to that, one valve was used for both - which leads me to believe that the residual pressure function is being accomplished in some other manner.
      Short answer - the brake proportioning valve should be the same for the disc brake as well as the drum brake set-up.
  • gold790
    gold790 - 2002 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) - Brakes - 1/6/2013
    Should I replace the brake calibers?
    I replaced the front brake pads and now it seems that the right front brake will not disengage. THe old pads were worse on the right side then on the left. Also the vehicle pulls to the right when driving as if the brake pad is engaged. Also when you apply the ...
    • Jimm
      1/6/2013 Jimm
      Yes, the evidence of the right side brake pads having more wear / material gone - as compared to the other side - is an indication the brake caliper may be sticking and need replacement. You may also replace the brake fluid with new. Be sure to properly bleed the brakes and install new cailper pins / hardware when installing the new brake calipers.
      Try these on-line sources; or for the replacement parts. For example, they (RockAuto) list the front brake calipers from around $20.00 each - minus the core exchange.
  • Gilles
    Gilles - 2007 Jeep Liberty - Brakes - 12/25/2012
    Why Low oil level in master cylinder
    Keep filling oil regularly and no sign of leak on garage floor.
    • CVO
      12/25/2012 CVO
      Brake fluid is leaking from the primary piston of the master cylinder to the power brake booster. Check the power booster, you will see a slightly wet in that area.
    • rick
      12/25/2012 rick
      After finding the problem and fixing it make sure to wash everything real well . Brake fluid will eat paint and undercoating like you've never seen . And turn everything to rust .
      12/25/2012 rick
      Merry Cristmas
  • omer
    omer - 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Brakes - 12/20/2012
    Car controller display not work. It's auto off don't no what happened.
    Bottom of Ac buttons there is a controller for car gates and other options is auto off trying to solve but no idea what happened
    0 answer
  • joe
    joe - 2009 Jeep Wrangler (JK) - Brakes - 12/11/2012
    How to bleed brakes after replacing all calipers? Do you have do anything to abs while bleeding brakes.
    Just replace all calipers cause it keeps getting stuck.
  • zolfagharbik
    zolfagharbik - 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Brakes - 12/11/2012
    How to bleed master cylinder
    • Jimm
      12/11/2012 Jimm
      Check the 'How-To-Guides' feature on the AutoMD website for the specific steps to bench bleed the master cylinder.
  • spokanenurse
    spokanenurse - 1990 Jeep Wagoneer - Brakes - 12/9/2012
    Looking for abs pump for this jeep
    • Jimm
      12/9/2012 Jimm
      Try the many on-line auto parts sources, such as; or for the replacement parts, such as the ABS pump.
  • spokanenurse
    spokanenurse - 1990 Jeep Wagoneer - Brakes - 12/9/2012
    Looking for abs pump for this jeep
    0 answer
  • heinrichs.joshua
    heinrichs.joshua - 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Brakes - 11/21/2012
    Vehicle chugging to a stop.
    When I am coming down from about 65 to 50 my brakes begin to chugg and the vehicle shakes a little but once i'm in the 20 to 30 range the vehicle is fine and I can come to a complete stop normally with the exception of some times when coming to a complete stop the ...
    0 answer
  • Nate
    Nate - 2007 Jeep Wrangler (JK) - Brakes - 11/20/2012
    What causes the steering wheel to jog right and left when the brakes are applied?
    Only occurs at random. Seems too violent than rotors to me.
    0 answer
  • knifes69
    knifes69 - 1999 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) - Brakes - 11/11/2012
    When I brake, my brake pendal shakes, could it be that the ABS Control Module needs to be repaced.
    I own a 1999 Jeep Wrangler Sahara.
    • Jimm
      11/11/2012 Jimm
      The shaking may also indicate the brake rotors are warped - common issue. Try the many on-line auto parts sources, such as; or for the replacement parts.
  • mike
    mike - 1998 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) - Brakes - 11/9/2012
    Why does my car want to stall when I step on the brakes?
    1998 jeep wrangler
    0 answer
  • 04wjbender
    04wjbender - 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Brakes - 11/9/2012
    Why is my steering wheel pulsating?
    When I am driving in speeds 45+ and tap brakes to slow down the steering wheel will pulsate uncontrollably. I replaced the steering stabilizer recommended by a former wj owner. Keep in mind my jeep only has 65,000 miles on it and is in immaculate shape. I've been ...
    • Jason
      11/9/2012 Jason
      Sounds like rotors, but you might want to rotate the tires and check the suspension (track bar mounts) for looseness.
  • keith
    keith - 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Brakes - 10/25/2012
    How do I fix my tail light issue
    When the tail lights are off, the brake light turn signal work. When the tail lights are on and you hit the brakes or use turn signal, the tail light goes out. It comes back on when you let off the brakes or turn off the turn signal.
    0 answer
  • sjteepee
    sjteepee - 2005 Jeep Liberty - Brakes - 10/24/2012
    Emergency Brake Assembly
    Need info on emergency brake assembly? Is a special tool required
    0 answer
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