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I'm trying to figure out what's wrong with my brakes. The stopping distances suck, because the front drivers side wheel tends to lock up prematurely. I don't think that the passanger side is weak because the rears tend to want to lock a little after the passanger wheel. I could be wrong though. I am wondering how the proportioning valve works? And the two lines coming out of the master cylinder, are they left and right or front and back? I tried bleeding the passengers side wheel, but that didnt seem to help at all. Maybe I didn't get all the air out, I don't know. If it is the proportioning valve, were can I find one, and for how much?

I forgot to mention that the bias is bad even when not braking hard. I notice that the passanger wheel will get coated with about %50 less brake dust then the drivers wheel.

[Edited by kennymx6 on 12-02-2000 at 08:58 PM]
 

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Yes, It doesn't break evenly. I am wondering, is each wheel in it's own channel, separated from the others? Or does one wheel share a channel with another? Like if the front passenger wheel shared a channel with a rear, and that rear had air in its line, would the front passenger wheel be affected?
 

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Tomorrow I would like to check stuff out. How and what should I inspect on the car? Someone on the Probe board said to check out the calipers to make sure the sliding pins work. This is driving me nut. This cristmas my car is getting a lot. :) New tires, alignment, 11 band kenwood EQ, Avistart remote starter and alarm. Hehe, its spoiled. The Only two issues I have with the thing are the brakes and the alignmet. I appreciate any help given. :)
 

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Yay! I found out what the problem was! Well, I think I know what the problem is. Anyway, I took both calipers apart. I didn't find much. All I noticed was that the driver side sliding pins were a little stuck. Aside from that the outer pad on the drivers side was worn more then the other pads. After loosening the pin up I put everything back together. Sure enough the car brakes evenly! This weekend I am going to have the rotors re-surfaced and grease all of the sliding pins. Thank you all for your input. :)
 
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