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I have a 2011 peterbilt 387 and a brake pot is leaking on

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i have a 2011 peterbilt 387 and a brake pot is leaking on the passenger side back. how do i isolate that chamber for a quick fix to get it somewhere to be fixed ?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
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Expert:  Wayne replied 10 months ago.

Hi I'm Wayne

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you can pinch off the line that goes to

the park brake side of it, then back off the brake

then get to a repair shop

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
what do you mean back off the brake ?
Expert:  Wayne replied 10 months ago.

HI

At the slack adjuster , back the brake off so it does not drag

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
do you tighten or loosen the nut on the rod to the brake chamber ?
Expert:  Wayne replied 10 months ago.

HI

if you are talking about te slack adjuster that goes to the brake chamber

you turn it CCW, it is either 9/16 or 1/2 square

DO NOT LOOSEN ANY NUTS ON THE BRAKE CHAMBER CLAMPS

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