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I have a 1990 Ford F250with low break problems. I have

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I have a 1990 Ford F250*****with low break problems. I have changed the breaks and wheel cylinders, bled the breaks but but the system don't seem to want to stay charged
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  gomi_otaku replied 1 year ago.

Have you adjusted the rear "manual" adjusters until the rear shoes are just scraping the drum, and then backed off just a tiny bit? If not, then all your pedal travel is taken up moving the shoes outward until they touch, before any brakes start to grab at all.