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Brake Vibration—Volkswagen

Brakes vibrate on VW Volkswagen reports a solution to brake vibration problems on ALL 2003-07 vehicles. The nasty vibration problem occurs when braking at speeds above 55 MPH. The cause is an excessive amount of corrosion protector that was sprayed onto the rotor surfaces at the factory. Your tip-off is uneven color on the rotor surfaces. To verify the problem, drive the vehicle to highway speed and apply the brakes. If you feel the shudder through the steering wheel, release the brake pedal and apply the parking brake. If the … Read More

Brake Squeal noise – Isuzu

Fix Brake Squeal noise – Isuzu A Brake Squeal noise on 1995-’97 Rodeo vehicles with 4-wheel disc brakes. The rear brakes squeal or shudder when backing up. But the problem happens WITHOUT brake application. It’s caused by misadjustment of the parking brake. First, check the condition of the return springs and parking brake shoes. Replace if necessary. Next loosen the adjustment nut on the parking brake lever to provide slack in the cable. Next, remove the rubber plug from the adjustment hole and insert a small screwdriver to rotate the … Read More


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