Surge breaks causing wheel hop

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  1. opie232

    opie232 Member

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    I have a 1997 Jayco 1207KB PUP with surge breaks. Recently had an overheating issue on one of the hubs. Replaced the wheel bearings and adjusted the star wheel to allow for even breaking or so I thought. The camper now hops after about 50 miles when the breaks are applied. What do I need to do to remedy this situation?
     
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    joet Well-Known Member

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    Warped brake drum (out of round). Have the drum turned or replace the drum
     
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    nineoaks2004 Every meal is a picnic and every Day is a holiday

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    another thought, have brakes on both sides been adjusted alike ?
     
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    I can see both scenarios being an issue. I plan on checking the breaks this weekend.
     

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