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Old October 31st, 2013, 07:27 PM   #1
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My 95 explorer is sitting on full width 44 and 9 inch. I swapped out the rear drums for disc and now i'm having issuses getting the brakes to work right. There is some what of a pedal but i can press though it. Some times it locks up the rear and some time it doesn't.
I bleed the brakes again and still the same, it still has the factory abs on it, i had good brakes with the rear drums. I was just wondering if it was worth the hassle of trying to delete the abs all together.
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Old October 31st, 2013, 07:38 PM   #2
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Sounds like u need a different proportioning valve

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got them better, i adjusted up the push rod between the booster and mc. the only problem is i went a little too much so the rears are dragging and getting warm.
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I'm not sure if the Explore has the same ABS module, but when we swapped axles on my brothers Bronco, we let the brake hoses hang (probably for days) I figured it would be an easy bleed later. Boy was I wrong!

We could never get all the air out, no matter how many times we bled it, it would require two pumps to get a firm pedal.

We needed to search out one of the Ford/Teves special tools for bleeding the 4WABS unit, otherwise it will always hold air.

The only other option is to remove the ABS unit, and install a adjustable proportioning valve.

Info on the bleeding tool:
http://www.mn12tech.com/brake-fluid.php
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