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It violently shakes when parked or when stopped with brake applied, doesn't shake when moving though, rpms is like 500rpm constant so between 0 and 1 on the gauge. it also notice at night my lights stay dim till the car warms up and than they are bright, the car also runs sluggish till the car warms up, the belt squeals till warmed up also, i start running mid grade it helped a little with the sluggishness, has a new air filter, new oil change, new tranny oil change, new brakes, new brake fluid
If it shakes, it is normally either a bad motor mount (if the car runs fine) or your car is "missing" on one or more cylinders (misfire). The belt will squeal because they stretch with use. That can be solved by replacing the belt or tightening the b ... 2003 Kia Spectra
Brakes rubbing I am getting rubbing sounds while coming to complete stop...it usually happens after the vehicle is hot...new pads/rotors front and rear - but did not adjust the parking brake - it is hard to say where it is coming from but rubs from 10mph to 0 when coming to stop...what could this be? vheicle has 47k 2010 rwd
It sounds like your caliper is sticking you may have to take off your brake pads and rotor and grease up the caliper you can have the best rotors and brake pads on your vehicle but without the caliper working as it should it will wear down the brake ... Dodge Nitro
I changed the rear rotors on a 2004 dodge caravan. i had to loosen the self adjuster on the parking brake to remove the rotor. should i re adjust the self adjuster or will it reset itself? i manually reset it and a mechanic said he had to take the rotor back off and re-adjust the parking brake. i don't understand why he had to take everyhting apart when there is slot to adjust the parking brake behind the rotor. can u help explain why he needed to do this or did i get ripped off.
Okay. In order to change the rear brake rotors, you DID NOT have to loosen off the adjuster to get it off. sometimes between the rotor, and the hub it sits against, corrosion develops and this will cause the rotor to be "stuck" so to be speak. A g ... 2004 Dodge Caravan
I have a 1997 F-250 2wd with rear drum brakes and an auto adjust park brake pedal assy. I've replaced the brake shoes and left and right park brake cables. The problem is the park brake pedal is all the way up aguinst the rubber stop but the park brakes act as if they are applied slightly. QUESTION: How do you get the pedal assy back to a beginning or starting position after it has auto adjusted like it should over the years?
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