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Right rear wheel has rubbing and grinding noises, as on cast iron

Right rear wheel has rubbing and grinding noises. The noise is very loud and there is evidence of rust, on the rims. And when i took the wheel off to look i could see nothing wrong, but when i tried to put the wheel back on i found that the drum is very loose and wiggles back and forth. The anti lock brack light is on and the TCL light is on, on the dash. The car seems to roll okay and stop okay. What is the problem.

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  • lmiljkovic Apr 06, 2009

    thank you, i will take where i had the brakes done.

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My advise is to adjust the rear brakes. The drum should not move in a side to side fashion. adjusting the brakes will also more than likely take care of that anti lock brake light also. adjust the brakes up to where the rear wheel will spin but you should be able to hear the brake show dragging slightly on the drum.

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