Brakes Problem Troubleshooting

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Brakes Problem Troubleshooting

Brake Check

On this page of The Truth About Cars, you can find the common car brake problems diagnosis and troubleshooting guide base on actual workshop experience of car technicians.

Why does my car shake when I hit the brakes?
When the car shakes when you hit the brakes in indicates the problem on rear brakes. Find out the reason why a shakes when you hit the brakes.

What can cause the spongy brake pedal
When your car brake system is properly functioning when you depress your car brake pedal a brake fluid will force through the brake lines into the brakes to stop your car, during the depression of car brake pedal you will feel solid because brake fluid cannot be compressed.

Car Shakes When Braking
The whole car shakes when braking. The shaking is extreme that it can easily felt by the driver.

Brake Pad Worn Excessively
The excessively worn brake pad is caused by poor maintenance. Probably the brake has been neglected too long that’s why the pad is worn down to the metal.

Loud Grinding Noise When Braking
This is what happens when you neglect the maintenance of your brake, you will only notice that there is already a problem when it’s too late because of poor car maintenance schedule, the result, you may end up paying a costly repair in fixing the problem.

Low Brake Fluid Symptoms
While driving the car and the car brake light indicator start to flicker especially on a bumpy road this indicates that there is a slightly low brake fluid level.

Your Car Pulls to One Side When You Step on Your Car Brake
As you do not know, your car front end or front tires control the steering and the front brakes do most about 75% of the braking, so you better check those three parts to determine what causes the problem.

Brake Pedal Goes Down Further Than Usual
When you press your car brake pedal and have noticed that it goes down further than it used to be, there are two possible reasons that cause this kind of problem. It’s either your car brake fluid is very low or your car brake shoe lining is worn.

Brake Pedal Hard to Push Down
Pedal If you exert more effort in pressing brakes pedal to put your vehicle to stop, then you are having trouble with your power brake unit.

Brake Squealing Noise
Squealing noise from your car brakes is consist of two following reason, one is that your car brake pads are low and need replacement, if you are not aware of, your car brake pads consist of a wear sensor.