Originally Posted by Mike S
Towing my '78 Argosy to storage yesterday I had a brake seize on one wheel and lost the tire amidst a cloud of smoke. The trailer is in storage now, but what a PITA!
Question - What is the likely cause? Can I get a replacement brake drum, shoes, etc (a complete brake system) for one wheel? How much is involved in replacing this?
The hubs and brakes were serviced in September. Should I be concerned about wheel bearing damage?
Any help appreciated.
The beginning point is to remove the hub and drum, and visually inspect the drum, the bearings, the magnet and the magnet arm. The pin on the magnet arm can come loose, which would cause the problem, as an example.