Troubleshooting a Pulsating Brake Pedal When Applying Brakes?

Answer Pulsing brakes are a direct result of the rapid shifting of the brake assembly against the braking surface. The rotor or drum brake surface must be flat to enable smooth braking. Braking surfaces t... Read More »

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How to Diagnose a Pulsating Brake Pedal?

A pulsating brake pedal may indicate brake parts worn beyond their limits or loose components. Excessive lateral run-out or thickness variation also may cause this condition. Diagnose a pulsating b... Read More »

Troubleshooting the Increased Brake Pedal Travel in a '96 Ford Taurus?

The Ford Taurus was introduced in 1986. The 1996 Ford Taurus was available as a sedan and as a station wagon. The 1996 Taurus was equipped with a 3.0-liter V-6 engine in the base model. A total of ... Read More »

Does a brake pedal control the front or rear brakes?

The brake pedal controls both the front and rear brakes, because there is a braking unit on each wheel. Brake fluid works in conjunction with a plunger, master cylinder, tubes and hoses to create t... Read More »

Why does a car shake when applying the brakes?

A car that shakes when the brakes are applied is an indication that the front brake rotors have become warped or grooved. The damaged rotors cause the brakes to grab unevenly, resulting in shaking,... Read More »