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I have a new 2016 Ram Rebel with only about 150 miles, at low speed there is no problem but when I hit about 60 mph and above and brake hard the truck aggressively pulls to right. I check tire pressure to make sure its the correct recommended pressure.
 

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It can be so many things. Tire psi would be a good place to look. If that checked out it could be suspension related or sticky brake calipers. I doubt that you have a suspension issue or sticking calipers being that your truck is new but I guess it could be the case. It could be an alignment issue...like maybe it's just barely out of alignment which is why it could only be pulling under certain situations.

I would definitely bring the vehicle back to the dealership and let them sort through everything.
 

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I'm curious to know what comes of this, because mine has some odd steering/handing feelings at higher speeds (such as this) that I don't like, but my dealer says are normal.
 

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Yes only you can tell if you are some with a life sucking condition LIKE ME OCD. it does and almost every single one did during test drive at least 6 if not more
Will get use to it. And I keep my psi same on both sides no matter how many attemps it takes to balance. Not to resolve this pulling to side issue, due to the condition I have mentioned earlier.
 

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The truck aggressively pulls to the right when I have to slam on the brake at about 60mph. I am thinking it could be a bad drivers front bake caliper. I just don't want the dealer to tell me this is normal because of the oversize tires.
 

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So, the young mechanic first tells me he does not see anything, I then tell him did you check the brakes in the front, he walk back to the truck and call over another young mechanic, spins the wheels on the lift for about 5 minutes then talks to the service manager, who then tells me there is a very small leak in the front right wheel and he is going to order the part. I think its total BS because I have no oil on the floor of my garage and no low pedal, plus if its a bad drivers front brake line, the truck would pull to the left when braking hard. I can see this is going to be a huge headache for me. Any master mechanics out there that might have a little advice or experience with my issue.
 

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There's a few of us with handling complaints (I'm one of them), that the dealer's can't figure out.

I've been told I've just got to get used to the electronic steering... the same electronic steering I had on my previous Sport that didn't bother me.

I've also been told it's the oversized, aggressive tires... even though they aren't oversized compared to the tires on other 1500 models. Plus, I ran LT275/65R20s (which ARE oversized tires) Cooper AT3s on my previous Sport with no problems.
 

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Can someone please do me a favor and when you take your rebel out and get up to about 50 or 60 mph, if your in a safe environment can you slam on the brakes and tell if your truck veers to the right. After three weeks at the dealership and a visit from an engineer who flew in to see what going on with my truck, who also admitted there's a definite problem with the braking. They came to the conclusion that the terminal to the stability control module was not making contact, they fix this by unplugging then re-plugging the connectors, and told me problem solved. But my problem still exits the truck pulls to the right on a hard brake from around 50 to 60 mph, the dealership told me its because the truck has air suspension . At this point, all I can do is see if other Rebel owner are experiencing the same issue. Thank you all for your help.
 

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Mine does not. I had to brake hard today to avoid a deer. Pretty much straight line, easily controlled braking. No side pull at all.

I'd take your dealer for a ride.
 

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I did, they said problem is fixed. My truck is definitely not safe to drive and I have no confidence in the braking. I don't understand how Chrysler and the dealer is taking my situation so lightly, I could easily kill someone or myself on an emergency braking situation. I would NOT put my family in this truck even for one block. I guess its time to retain an attorney, I'm just tied of calling Chrysler and making trips to the dealer in an unsafe truck.
 

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So, the young mechanic first tells me he does not see anything, I then tell him did you check the brakes in the front, he walk back to the truck and call over another young mechanic, spins the wheels on the lift for about 5 minutes then talks to the service manager, who then tells me there is a very small leak in the front right wheel and he is going to order the part. I think its total BS because I have no oil on the floor of my garage and no low pedal, plus if its a bad drivers front brake line, the truck would pull to the left when braking hard. I can see this is going to be a huge headache for me. Any master mechanics out there that might have a little advice or experience with my issue.
I would assume if the drivers side is leaking, it would pull to the right seeing as the left side is weak and not stopping as greatly as the passenger side
 

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That was what the first clueless dealer said, truck was brought into a different dealer, and then confirmed that there is no leaking or faulty calipers.
 

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My truck steers straight. Had to do that on the interstate a few days ago to avoid hitting a deer.
 

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My first thought would have been faulty calipers or contamination on the braking surface as those are the usual cuplrits but if that's not the case then something could be wrong with the suspension components.
 

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Dealer said bas connection to stability control module, and all they has to do was unplug then plug back in few time to make good connection. Well, still pulls when braking hard, dealer tells me its because the air suspension. I don't drive the truck, it just sits in my garage with only about 300 miles which are dealer trips and dealer test miles. How can FCA give me back a truck that can possibly kill me or others. Might be time to retain an attorney and go to the media, let them decide if my truck is safe to drive.
 

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My 19 1500 new body has a pulled to right when braking since 2 weeks old. I have had it to 3 dealers In Northern CO and they have not fixed it. They had acknowledged that the right drift when braking exists but have no fix.. So frustrating. I read on another forum someone replaced their calipers and it did not fix it
 
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