Troubleshooting - Brakes

Brake pedal too low
A low or soft brake pedal may be one of the following. Check each one in turn: Damaged brake hose If any of the brake lines have been...
Fri, 18 Jul, 2014 at 9:48 AM
Brake pedal too firm
If when you press the brake pedal it feels too firm, then check the following: Vacuum issues It's possible that there is a vacuum lea...
Thu, 17 Jul, 2014 at 12:12 PM
No brake pressure - pedal goes to floor
If there is no brake pressure at all, and the brake pedal goes to floor, then check the following: Low brake fluid Check the brake fluid le...
Thu, 17 Jul, 2014 at 12:18 PM
Weak or spongy brakes
If your brakes feel weak or spongy, then check the following: Brake fluid level Check the brake fluid level. Top up if necessary. ...
Fri, 10 Jun, 2016 at 11:02 PM
Brakes grabbing or pulling
If your vehicles brakes are grabbing or pulling, then check the following: Worn, damaged or contaminated pads Inspect brake pads. If they ...
Thu, 17 Jul, 2014 at 12:25 PM
Pedal vibration
If you feel pedal vibration, check the following items: Worn or damaged brake pads If your brake pads are worn or damaged, this can cause...
Thu, 17 Jul, 2014 at 12:29 PM
Brakes binding
Are your brakes dragging or binding? Check the following: Caliper seized or damaged  Inspect the calipers. If they have been damaged then...
Thu, 17 Jul, 2014 at 1:35 PM
Brakes squeal or whine
If your brakes make a squealing or whining noise, check the following: Worn brake pads Inspect brake pads. If they are worn or damaged, r...
Thu, 17 Jul, 2014 at 1:47 PM
Brakes make a clunking sound
If your brakes make a clunking sound, make sure you check the following items: Caliper may be loose or have seized  Inspect the calipers ...
Fri, 18 Jul, 2014 at 3:33 PM
Handbrake not working / holding correct
If your vehicle's handbrake is not working or holding the vehicle correctly, then make sure you check the following: Cable adjustment  ...
Fri, 18 Jul, 2014 at 8:55 AM