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Cyclical grind sound when stopping

I have a 2014 Kia Rio hatchback. Over the last year I have been experiencing a very intermittent problem. Sometimes, when I apply the brakes to come to a stop (say between 50 - 10 kph), there is a ...
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Brake problems? on 2008 Altima

I have a 2008 Nissan Altima Coupe 3.5 SE with 123k miles. To me, the rear rotors are telling me that the brakes are not working properly. I would expect to see three bands on the rear rotors: one ...
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Rear Disk Brake Jamming Issue - Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350

From the last few days, I am having this issue wherein my rear disk brakes are getting jammed and the brake-pads do not disengage. The bike does not move and the disk plate get red hot. I have keep ...
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2002 chevy silverado 1500 4.3L V6 short bed 2door soft brake

I have replaced left front caliper, installed new master cylinder ,installed new power booster, and replaced all the brake pads, when not running the brake pedal is pretty stiff when I start the truck ...
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Brake performance after inactivity

A 95 Integra 4dr was garaged \ unused for an extended period (10 months): it seems like one needs to 'stand' on the brakes. What causes this and how can it be corrected?
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Brake slide pin keeps pushing itself out

I drive a 1998 Honda Civic Ex. Lately I’ve been getting a pulsating noise from my passenger side tire during very slow speed braking (like approaching a stop sign) I had only a couple months back ...
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Noise when braking at very low speed

I have a 1998 Honda Civic Ex. My front brakes (pads/rotors/hardware) were replaced a little over a year ago. Recently I started noticing a pulsing squeak when braking at very low speeds and brake ...
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Normal Brakes? Master Cylinder replacement gone bad?

The brakes after I bled them and changed the master cylinder feel like they start to grab when the pedal is 1/3-1/2 the way depressed, is this normal? I did bench bleed the master cylinder before I ...
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How do I bleed the master cylinder and check the booster for fluid?

We bled the brakes after replacing the 4 brake hoses that run to the calipers since a hose burst the other day. We bled them, and the brakes still feel spongy and the fluid is decreasing ever so ...
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Motorcycle: Annoying brake disc rubbing. Can't understand why

My bike is two months old. After about 1000 km's. I noticed rubbing on front disks. I think the left one making all sound. And the worse, this rubbing shaking handlebar after about 95 kmph and all ...
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Brake always need to be bled

Brakes always need to be bled after changing rear plate and rotor. If a brake slowly, the pedal feel like there is no brake fluid. If I brake quickly, it's fine but not for long. I need to bleed my ...
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Brakes to low one year after replacing calipers

2002 Highlander Brakes very low to floor. Work find just low. Had new Calipers put on one year ago 1313 miles ago.What should be replaced???
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Should the seals and pistons in a new caliper be flush with the caliper body?

I bought a remanned front brake caliper from advance auto parts and the seals and pistons are out about 3/8 inch. Should the seals and pistons be flush with the caliper body? [I'm inclined to say YES!...
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What breakpad height for 256mm disc

I am going to replace the front break discs and brake pads of my opel vectra b 1997 1.6 16V sedan . The discs are ZIMMERMANN 430.1461.20 256mm. But I cant decide between ate brake pads 13.0460-7052.2 ...
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rock groove on brake rotor OK?

My daughter's car's front disk brakes grind loudly, only when stopping. The noise is a low rumble, not a squeal. Roadside visual inspection through the spokes of the wheel showed a smooth, mirror-...