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I have a pull to the right. When i'm on the freeway, i have to hold the steering wheel to the left a little to keep it straight. If i let go, it goes right, not suddenly, but fast enough to not be normal. When i brake, it pulls hard to the right. When i let go of the brake from a stop, the steering wheel goes back to center (jeep not moving). Does this sound like calipers?

I measured my wheelbase on both sides, although not entirely accurate to the 16th of an inch, the passenger side is 1/4" shorter than the driver's side. I dunno if this will cause the pull or not.

What makes me think it's not the calipers that's making pull to the right is when i touch the hub or rotors, they aren't that hot. I figured they would be really hot if the caliper was dragging.
 

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Mine pulled to the right for years. It was all alignment. Yours may be a combination. It would not hurt a thing to have an alignment done. My Jeep drives like it was new after the lift, new wheels and tires, and the alignment.

After the lift wheels and tires mine pulls a little to the left when I brake hard.
 

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Mine pulled to the right real hard when I slammed on the brakes. Enough for me to pay attention to what's on my right side just in case I needed to make a sudden stop.

It turned out to be the brake pads. When I changed them it quit pretty much all together. It still drifts to the right but I know it's because I need an alignment.
 

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Well i had an alignment done about a week or two ago. I'm leaning towards brakes. When i'm at a stop and let go of the brake, the steering wheel turns to the left a little. It's weird.

It's definately not road doing it cuz it's too noticable to be the road, especially when i hit the brakes. The pads are about 9 months old, same for the rotors, but the calipers are the originals. I'm gonna replace them on monday.
 

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Also if your caster is way off that could lead to hard pulls depending on which side the caster is off..
It's the same on both sides. I have almost 4 degrees of caster (3.7). I am going to increase caster on the passenger side to maybe 5, plus change my calipers. First calipers and then we'll see if the caster needs adjusted.
 

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I replaced the calipers and pads. Still doing it. I got a dead spot in my braking now. I have to press it about 2" before it starts to engage the brakes. I bled em and all that. Maybe the rear needs adjusted.


I guess i might try adjusting caster driver's side by pulling the lower arm back about 1/4".
 

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Bleed it again, start from the rear right, then rear left, then front right, then front left.
That's what i did. I even fabbed up this nifty bleeder bottle that works like a charm. I'll do it again tmw. I'm due for sleep 4 hours ago.
 

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What you have is a bubble in your system:cheers:
That's a fact...well WAS a fact. I bled them again, the old fashioned way and they work perfect now. Still got the annoying pull to the right though. Screw it.....
 

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Well then im stumped, thats all I got.
Yeah me too. My friend with a 2001 has the same pull to the right. he has a 2" bb lift on his.

gotta be axle placement or something....
 

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Yeah me too. My friend with a 2001 has the same pull to the right. he has a 2" bb lift on his.

gotta be axle placement or something....
My guess, I have the same problem only I think its a lot less noticeable then what you are describing.
 

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As long as mine goes in the general direction of "forward", i'm good. I try not to swaet the small stuff.
 

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I'll just live with it. I'll tilt my head to the left a little so it seems the steering wheel is straight. problem solved. :thumbsup:
 
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