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Old 03-06-2005, 01:16 AM   #1
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Pullin while Braking!

I installed my VF Rear mount, the screamin demon, livewires, sparks, TB, grounding kit, and voltage kit about a month ago (that also includes my AEM CAI from the summer). Now when I brake once and a while my car will pull hard left. I just got an new tires and the whole deal two months ago. Then while I brake the engine will sputter and drop about 200 rpms from my idle at about 850. This induces the flickering of the gauges and a weird noise that sounds like chirping bird around 800 to about 2000 rpms. What the hell is going on? Need suggestions on what to look for?

I will be buying a tune soon!! So if that doesn't fix it then I don't know what will!!


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Old 03-06-2005, 04:35 PM   #2
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tune will help the rpm drop. as far as the pulling, check your brakes, you probably have a caliper siezed up
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I had the two rear rotors and calipers replaced not even a month ago because the rear calipers seized.
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Old 03-07-2005, 07:02 AM   #4
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check your front calipers, they'll cause a pull much stronger than a rear caliper
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