[T2] Rear brake problem, brakes lock when braking

Andy McKinley airhedz at gmail.com
Sat Jan 19 18:00:18 PST 2019


Brake fluid contamination of the shoes will cause the brakes to lock up.

On Sat, Jan 19, 2019, 5:28 AM Daniel Martinelli <daniel.martinelli at gmx.ch
wrote:

> Yes, they do look fine but we decided to refurbish them, as we have the
> parts and see what happens
>
> Daniel
>
>
> On Sat, 19 Jan 2019 at 02:37, Robert Camacho <bcoldpro at aol.com> wrote:
>
> > How old are the rear brake shoes? Have those been visually inspected?
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Daniel Martinelli <daniel.martinelli at gmx.ch>
> > To: Type2 list <type2 at type2.com>
> > Sent: Fri, Jan 11, 2019 8:33 am
> > Subject: [T2] Rear brake problem, brakes lock when braking
> >
> > Dear all
> >
> > A friend of mine has a weird problem with his T2b camper rear brakes.
> When
> > braking hard, on the road, the rear brakes lock up. We replaced the front
> > disk brake pads to no avail, checked the caliper pistons and they are
> fine.
> > Tires are almost new and correctly inflated.
> >
> > On the test stand, when tested independently the rear and front brakes
> work
> > perfectly.
> >
> > We thought it could be the proportional valve, replaced it but the
> problem
> > persists.
> >
> > Sooo, apart from the proportional valve, what could influence brake
> > distribution from front to back? We are at a loss here.
> >
> > Any thoughts?
> >
> > Thanks a lot
> >
> > Cheers!
> >
> > Daniel
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