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So, having a problem with my 02 2x4 fronty. Has 67k on it, and it pulls to the left going down the highway, not bad but enough to if i let go of the wheel it will drift over. Now, when I slam the brakes on, it really pulls hard to the left, here is what I have done.


Just had all new tie rods put in, alignment, tires rotated, air pressure checked, what else is making this thing pull? brakes are almost brand new, cant figure it out, i have a good ext. warrenty so everything is covered just have to figure out what it is, thanks for any help.
 

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The guy who does it is really good and has always done a good job not saying he isn't human but he said before he adjusted anything it wad not hardly off at all so it's got to be something I am missing....
 

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I agree with the sticky caliper Hertz suggested.

I changed the front pads on my 01 and found the left front caliper was bad. It was very difficult to push the pucks back into the caliper to make room for the new brake pads.
If I had not done a number of previous brake jobs I probably would not have realized I had a problem with the caliper because the pucks would retract.

Do you have a hot brake smell after driving sometimes? I did...

If the brake caliper is OK I would say an alignment would be the next logical step.

Good Luck.....
 

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I thought about calipers but have drove with the window down and never smelled brakes, i had them stick on my ford so kinda know what it smells feels like so hell i am at a loss here i have my warrenty i guess just take it to the dealership where i bought it and see what they say.
 

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I dont know where the hell i am at with this truck now, all new steering linkage, new calipers/pads, alignment was done at a reputable shop and the dealer double checked it and its dead nuts, starting to think some idiot who had it before me hit something and tweaked something enough just to make it pull a little :comphead:
 

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Got mine back and they replaced the brake pads and resurfaced the rotors. Calipers fine but the pads were aftermarket and too thick.
 

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You had to replace the rotors and pads already? I'm at 70K and my brakes look and feel like new; never been replaced.
 

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You had to replace the rotors and pads already? I'm at 70K and my brakes look and feel like new; never been replaced.
it's all a matter of driving habits. my truck is the same year and trim line as yours, but i just replaced the pads at 80k. the rotors & calipers were pristine however
 

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i'd bleed the brakes also check for any leaks on the brake lines, ny XJ was a bad line that would pull to the right until the line broke.
 
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