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Old 07-20-2014, 05:43 PM
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Why my lug nuts backing off?

Just did 4corner brake job and now my lug nuts are backing off for some reason.
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Old 07-20-2014, 05:46 PM
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Re: Why my lug nuts backing off?

Did you re-torque the lug nuts after driving it for a few miles?
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Re: Why my lug nuts backing off?

Yes re torque every 10miles.
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Re: Why my lug nuts backing off?

Assuming you didn't change the wheels or lugnuts when you did the brake job, the only reason lugnuts would come loose like that is if they weren't torqued down properly.

I'm not saying you did or didn't do this... but that's usually the cause.
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Re: Why my lug nuts backing off?

Every 10 miles they loosen reallwbad steer axle
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Re: Why my lug nuts backing off?

Do you have the original wheels and lugnuts on the vehicle?
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Re: Why my lug nuts backing off?

Yes original
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Re: Why my lug nuts backing off?

are the threads and mating surfaces clean and dry?
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Re: Why my lug nuts backing off?

You did put new brake rotors on, did they fit perfectly? Do all 4 wheel lug nuts come loose, or only one?
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Re: Why my lug nuts backing off?

All lug nuts, all 20
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Re: Why my lug nuts backing off?

Ill pull nuts off tomorrow and check wtf is up!.
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Re: Why my lug nuts backing off?

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Ill pull nuts off tomorrow and check wtf is up!.
Any lube on them? Intended or otherwise?
Do the wheels seat fully?
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