Excessive Brake Grab, Rear Drums And Shoes – 2006 Isuzu i-280/i-350 & 2007 Isuzu i-290/i-370

TSB SB07-09-S001

Issue Date: JUNE 2007

Excessive Brake Grab, Rear Drums And Shoes


Affected Vehicles

2007 Isuzu i-290/i-370 (TI)
2006 Isuzu i-280/i-350 (TI)


Service Information


Some customers may comment that during the first few stops the vehicle feels like the brakes are grabbing excessively. In addition, the tires may chirp and/or leave skid marks during braking.


Possible Cause:

This condition may be caused by high spots or a mirror-like finish between the drum and the brake shoe.



Remove high spots from drum surface finish.


Service Procedure

Refinish the brake drums. Inspect the rear axle or wheel cylinder for leaks. Inspect the brake shoes and lining for wear and/or contamination.


Warranty Claim Information

Always refer to the Isuzu Service Policy Procedure Manual for specific details on warranty coverage and policies. Reference published Labor Time Guide for claim processing, if applicable.


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