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How to Buy a Good Quality Brake Pedal Pad
Think about how often you use the brakes in your vehicle, probably very often. With that said, over time your brake pedal pad can become worn down and even lose its ridges and...
What Do the Press Clutch or Press Brake Pedal Warning Lights Mean?
The press clutch and press brake pedal lights remind you to press on the brake or clutch before starting the engine or while in park mode.

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Car would not stop at red light - 2006 BMW 528xi
Yes, this is a possibility. Due to engine on this BMW having variable valve lift engine vacuum not always present, a vacuum pump is installed to supply sufficient vacuum to run auxiliary systems such as the brake booster. The vacuum...
Brake pedal too close to gas pedal - 2010 BMW 335d
The most practical way to deal with this is to consciously practice moving your foot further to the left when braking. It's not likely any shop would modify your brake pedal to move it to the left - for liability...
Semi-soft brakes - 2009 Mercury Milan
Hello there, many faults will cause your 2009 Mercury Milan to have soft brakes. The most common causes of soft brakes are air in the brake fluid, master cylinder failure, brake fluid leaks, or a faulty brake booster check valve....
My brake pedal's soft and the car's braking system is in good shape, so what can it be?
First, I would road test the vehicle to verify there is a problem. Then I would check the parking brake is adjusted up tight. A loose adjusted parking brake means the rear brakes are out of adjustment. The parking brake...
Hello. You could have one issue or multiple issues that together are causing this fault. Brakes are of course very critical and in the event that the problem is due to failed, or failing, seals in the master cylinder (underhood),...
Excessive brake pedal travel , 2006 Town & Country
Hi there. From the description you have provided, your vehicle's brake problem is not something to live with. The brake system needs to be inspected and repaired, before you continue driving your vehicle. The brake pedal going 90% of its...
no brakes at all
There is no way to activate the ABS bleed function without a scan tool that has the ABS bleed function capability. Not all scan tools can do this. You most likely do have air trapped in the system and the...
Soft brake pedal
Hi and thanks for your question. If you are having a soft brake pedal then there is air in your brake system. An abs module would not cause a soft brake pedal, but contaminated brake fluid or low fluid will...
Your engine has direct fuel injection. Over time, the intake valves can suffer from carbon build up because fuel is not being washed over them. Always use top tier gasoline even if you use Regular and not Premium. You can...
Car self-accelerates intermittently
Hello. The odor of oil is merely coincidental to the symptoms you report. Any vehicle of that vintage is going to have multiple oil leaks unless the engine has been re-sealed or re-built. Just be sure the leak is not...
Brake system malfunction
The master cylinder is likely worn out and should be replaced. The rubber cups simply allow the brake fluid to slip past, rather than compress, when the brake pedal is pressed. I would also replace all of your brake hoses...
Changed my brake pads, now there is a grinding noise and the brake is spongy
The grinding noise you may be hearing may be a sign of worn out brake pads grinding on the brake rotors. When the brake pads wear down beyond a specific measurement, this kind of sound is common and may also...
Brake pedal to floor; two car lengths to stop car
Hello. This diagnosis sounds correct. There is clearly a failed brake hydraulic component and safety issue. Consult your Owners Manual to determine if your vehicle is still under warranty. If so, the vehicle should be towed to the dealer. If...
Brake pedal stuck to floor - 1972 Volkswagen Super Beetle
Hello. There is a return spring on the assembly that must be dislodged or broken somehow, and when this happens there will be issues with the pedal returning. Have the pedal assembly and the hydraulic portion of the system inspected...
Brakes not working at all - 1999 Jeep Wrangler
If your master cylinder is not losing fluid and you tried bleeding the system then your master cylinder is bad. The internal rubber cups got damaged when you allowed the pedal to go to the floor the first time. You...
Brake pedal is going to the floor. Ive changed master cylinder and bled system. No help.
Hi there. Knowing the year, make, and model usually helps us with providing helpful advice. However, I believe I may be of help here. Confirm there are no other brake fluid leaks. Check the caliper slide pins if this model...
Wont start and battery is new. Is a push button car and the brake paddle is stiff
You should check to see if the brake lights are working? Your Kia Sportage may be under recall for an issue with the brake light switch. If the brake light switch is bad then the push button will not work...
My brakes are hard when depressed.
Hey there, thanks for writing in. The brake booster has a bad vacuum supply or the booster internal vacuum valve is bad and the booster needs replaced. The complete brake system should be checked and diagnosed by a mechanic to...
Brake Pedal feels loose have to push all the way down pumping it helps stop it but mostly it keeps sliding until I pull E-brake.
Hello. After replacing any brake hose or line, the brake system has to be bled of any air. Did your friend do that after installing the hose? Try bleeding the entire brake system. If the seal under the brake fluid...
Brake pedal goes down to get before the breaks start to work
It is possible that your master cylinder could be leaking internally. If the seals inside the master cylinder have failed, the brake system will not be able to build up hydraulic pressure. If this happens the pedal will go low...

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