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Old 08-26-2014, 07:52 PM   #1
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self adjusting brakes

had one wheel hot and three normal, for the second time found the brakes adjusted too tight on this hub, so being a long way from home I just removed spring from self adjuster and temp solved this problem. anyone else had a problem with there lippert self adjusters??

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Old 09-16-2014, 05:23 PM   #2
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Mine would not even adjust. Had to have the mechanic do it.

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Old 09-28-2014, 09:41 PM   #3
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Yeah, I had just said in another post about hitting a gator and it setting off my brakes and one of the self adjusters came apart. I did away with that kind of braking and one of the techs at Lippert told me that the none self adjusting ones are better. I got my replacement brakes from Texas Trailer Parts I think it was called but Etrailer has them also. they have a little bigger/thicker magnet and that is why he said they are better.
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Old 10-25-2014, 09:02 PM   #4
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I had the same problem on a 18 month old Cherokee we bought new.

After removing the wheel and backing off the brakes twice, I discovered that the cable that activates mine was twisted and thus slightly shorter (and I guess more aggressive on the adjustment). I untwisted it and haven't had any more problems.
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Old 12-06-2014, 10:20 PM   #5
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my experience with self adj dexter was 3 wheels didn't adj and 1 dropped out the adj wheel and ground up in the drum maybe the 2nd year will be better
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