Brakes

Noise When Braking

I am a relatively new driver and I recently had a new power steering rack put into my car. Since then, I have noticed a clunking sound on the front left hand side of the car when I brake. It doesn’t happen all the time, mostly when I have to brake suddenly or when I am braking & turning or going in/out of driveways and over speed bumps.

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Brake Shoes Worn Out Prematurely?

Hello I own a 1997 Mercury Mountaineer AWD, I recently went to a shop to have my brakes look at due to squealing and they showed me the “brake shoe” and told me that it was totally worn out because of something to do with my emergency brake but I hardly ever use my emergency brake

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Front Brake Pads Worn Out Prematurely?

My question involves brakes. I have a 2004 Hyundai Sonata that had the brake pedal go to the floor recently while my wife was driving it. Sounds like a broken brake line, had it towed to a dealer, and I was told that it was not a brake line, but the pads on the right front were down to 3 percent no metal to metal yet and it needed a 4 wheel brake job no
rotors needed at a cost of $400 plus.

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How Much Does It Cost To Resurface Brake Rotors

How much should I pay for having the rotors shaved in my car?

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How Long Should Brake Rotors Last?

Reader Question Hi, I read this article and have a follow up question please. How long does a typical brake rotor last? […]

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How Long Do Brake Rotor Last?

How long does a typical brake rotor last? I’ve replaced and or resurfaced my VW Routan van front rotors 4 times within […]

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Who Makes The Best Brake Pads

I was wondering, have you seen in your experience that Dodge OEM Brake Pads are much better than aftermarket models? I was told by a dodge dealership that the original quality pads the car came with would be much better than aftermarket.

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The Brakes On My Car Are Noisy

The brakes on my car are very noisy sometimes when I come to a final stop. They don’t make noise all the time, but when they do it is very embarrassing. I have taken it to my mechanic twice for this problem but he says its normal.

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Car Rear Brakes Locks Up

I have a 1998 Ford Ranger and rear brakes are locking up even at very slow speeds. 3 Weeks ago the brake cylinders were replaced and problem seemed solved but is back now.

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Rattle Under Car On Bumps

I own a 1997 Ford Fiesta Chicane. I am having slight problems with the underside of the car. When I go over bumps on the road or any little thing sticking up it makes quite a cracking noise on both wheels on the left side especially the back left wheel.

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