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Posts Tagged: 2013 to address a brake pedal “judder” or vibration on 2011-2012 Caravan and Town & Country vehicles.

Car stalls when turning

GMC Envoy stalls when making left turns If you have an issue where a car stalls when turning this article is for you. I’ll walk you through how to diagnose this kind of a problem. In this case, the owner of a 2002 GMC Envoy complained that his car would stall and die but only when making left hand turns. When checking out the vehicle the other symptom was a dim left headlight. Here’s how to start diagnosis an automotive electrical problem Since the dim headlight situation isn’t dependent on … Read More

Clutch slave cylinder bleeding procedure

How to bleed clutch slave and master cylinder When you change a clutch or clutch master cylinder you have to perform a clutch slave cylinder bleeding procedure. In many ways it’s not much different than the procedure to bleed a caliper or bleed a wheel cylinder. But car makers sometimes throw a loop into the mix, and I’m not playing words games. Sometimes the steel line to the clutch slave cylinder is bent in a loop that sits above the clutch master cylinder, making it very difficult to bleed because … Read More

Brake pedal pulsation vibration Chrysler

If you own a Chrysler minivan and have brake pedal pulsation or vibration problems, read this article Chrysler has issued a Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) 05-002-13 dated Feb 22, 2013 to address a brake pedal “judder” or vibration on 2011-2012 Caravan and Town & Country vehicles. The repair applies to vehicles with brake code BRE or BRG and built before March 30, 2012. The repair involves installing new brake pads, new rotors (or resurfacing the existing rotors) and replacing the lower control arms. The newest rotors are part # 04779783AB. … Read More


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