What is wrong if car pulls to the right when hit the brakes?

Vehicle Pulling To The Side - Problem Found & Fixed

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The two main possibilites are. (1)Brake caliper and/or brake hose. (2) Suspension/steering parts worn/loose

BRAKES STICKING AND PULLING TO ONE SIDE

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Your car pulls to the right only when you acelerate hard whats wrong?

You fail to list what vehicle, and how severe it is. So, I can only tell you that if you have a car with an engine developing quite a bit of horsepower and it is front wheel drive, (FWD), you may be experiencing what is commonly referred to as Torque Steer. Torque steer is common in FWD vehicles ...

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Will the car pull to the right when braking if the left front caliper is binding in its bore?

Generally, yes.The binding caliper causes the pads to rub against the rotor heating the pads and rotor up. Hot pads and rotor provide less braking under equal pressure (when braking) so the right brake works better. The car will pull toward the better brake.

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Why does the car pull to the right while braking?

Bad right caliper or air in the left caliper, soaked pads on the left side, dirt in the brake fluid balancer thingy....answer: Also check your wheel bearings. and make certain they haven't deteriorated.

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How to Fix a Car that Pulls to One Side (Tire Rotation)

Why does your car pull to the right when you brake?

Assuming you have disc brakes, it could be,a sticky or stuck brake caliper on the left side brake.Grease or brake fluid on the friction surface on the left side brake.A restricted brake hose/line on the left side brake.Air in the hydraulic lines on the left side brake.

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When accelerating the car pulls steady right and when braking the car jerks suddenly left and smells like burning brakes?

Have your brake system inspected. Sounds like you have a caliber sticking.

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Can you hit the highway with your car pulling to the right while driving?

It depends on how hard the pull is. It would be safest to get your vehicle fixed before getting on the highway.

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What is wrong if you hit a couple of curbs with the car at 40kmh and at speeds of 90 kmh and higher it starts to shake violently and pulls slighly to the right?

I HAD A SIMILAR PROBLEM A FEW YEARS AGO. IT TURNED OUT TO BE THE LINKAGE ON THE PITMAN OR THE IDLER ARM?. I TIGHTENED IT UP AND IT SEEMED TO HELP A LOT. IT REDUCED THE SHIMMY A GREAT DEAL. YOU MIGHT TRY INSPECTING THE TIRE TREAD AND LOOK FOR TREAD SEPARATING. THIS CAN CAUSE A SHIMMY OF THE FRONT ...

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Car pulls to the right?

steering alignment needs to be checked

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How to Fix Brakes that Pull to One Side

What can cause the car to pull to the right?

A soft tire,worn steering parts,out of alignment,

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Why does my 00 Town Car make a rumbling noise and pull to the right when braking?

Depending on how old your brake pads are it is most likely that they are shot. Is it a grinding sound? Then you are tearing up your rotors.If you have recently changed your brakes, and it is doing this, then you need to have your rotors turned. Remove them and take them to any shop. they shave a ...

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Is your car supposed to pull to the right?

Cars designed for driving on the right side of the road are manufactured to pull slightly to the right.This is to prevent the car from drifting into oncoming traffic if the driver falls asleep at the wheel.If your car is pulling significantly, it's a good idea to get it checked.

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What causes a car to pull to the right?

Low air pressure in right front tire, or vehicle out of alignment. Another possibility is a brake caliber sticking.also make sure all tyres have the same amount of tread and air pressure check your brakes they are the real cause of pulling in my opinion

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Why is my car shaking and pulling to the right?

Try swapping the front tires left to right and see if this changes any thing.If the vibration or shimmy is below 25mph it is a seperated tire, 30-75 mph it is wheel balance but this will not make the vehicle pull.Sounds like a bad tire.Yes, a bad tire can cause a pull and shimmy from minimal to s...

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Ford Quick Tips: #9 Diagnosing a Brake Pull

What are the causes of car pulling to the right?

Faulty alignment would be my first suspect. Check your steer axle tires for unusual wear patterns - particularly, cupping on the inner edge. Check the tire pressure, as well... an underinflated tire has increased surface contact, and thus creates more drag.Steering components are another possibil...

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What will happen when driving a car if you pull up the brakes?

While assuming your parking/emergency brake is properly adjusted, your car will stop. At higher speeds, say over 50 mph, your car will skid and leave rubber on the road. If you happen to turn your wheels while pulling the emergency brake then you'd do whats called a drift.Bad things can happen to...

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What does it mean when your car pulls to the right?

Uneven air pressure is a very common reason for a vehicle to pull to one side.When the pressure in a tire is lower on one side, the height of the tire changes.This causes the wheel alignment to change.A low rear tire can also change front wheel alignment and cause a pull.

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What should you do if your vehicle pulls to one side when braking?

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It's broken.If it went left it might be the cable.

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What is going to happen if someone pull the emergency brake on the subway?

It will Automatically stop and you would be arrested.

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What would cause my car to pull to the left when braking?

The vehicle pulls to the right or left when the brakes are applied.The usual cause of this symptom is contamination on the braking surface or a malfunctioning caliper.It can also be caused by different tire sizes on the right and left wheels.Worn suspension components can also cause this symptom.

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Who is at fault if car number one has pulled out of the parking space and is driving down the lane but the wrong way when car number two backs out from their parking space and hits car number one?

In general, the driver who is backing is considered to be at fault.

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Your car pulls to the right when you take your hand of the steering wheel?

it could be out of alignment...

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What would cause a vehicle to pull to the right?

One of the Most Common Causes of Pulling is Wheel Alignment The most common reason a car pulls to one side is that the wheel alignment is off.Wheel alignment is exactly what it sounds like: your wheels and axles make a rectangle, parallel to each other and at a right angle to the road.

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Your car pull when you brake?

You have a problem with the brakes, have a mechanic check it out soon before you have no brakes.

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Why does your car pull to the right?

That all depends on the alignment of your vehicle's tires. Some cars pull to the left as well.

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Why does my car pull to the right?

Two possibilities:1) low air pressure in the right tire;2) front end is out of alignment;

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Do all cars naturally pull to the right?

Cars designed for driving on the right side of the road are manufactured to pull slightly to the right.This is to prevent the car from drifting into oncoming traffic if the driver falls asleep at the wheel.If your car is pulling significantly, it's a good idea to get it checked.

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What do you look for when your 4WD suburban pulls to the right?

uneven wear of the tires, needs an alinement done or it could be a bad tie rod end or something along that line check it out with a mechanic

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1 on left side car 2 pulls up on right side car 1 decides to go right and hits car 2?

the guy should not hit the 2 cars on the right and he should not go near them

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Why does your car die when you hit the brake?

Might be a vacuum leakAlso check the check valve on the power brake booster

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What is it when your car pulls to the left?

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Is it better to slam on the brakes or speed up when your car is about to hit a deer?

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Your 2004 Chevy Denali start to shake and pull to the right when the speed is above 70 mph?

I suggest getting your wheels balanced And why are you driving that Chev at 70MPH?

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Why would a car be pulling left and right when trying to stop it?

The brakes are defective. The pressures on the brakes and the friction material should be even so that the vehicle pulls up in a straight line.Check things like:Worn padsWorn disc rotorsSeized calipers and pistonsContamination on brake surfaces.Worn suspension could also cause the random drifting...

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Check the front end components. Most likely there is a loose or worn part causing the shaking of the wheels.

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Why While driving the vehicle pulls to the right?

Uneven tyre pressure. Brake binding

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If you're asking in the theoretical sense as in there were no friction at all in the universe then the car would never stop. Then again if that were the case then the car would have a hard time to move in the first place.

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When you skid are you supposed to hit the brakes when driving?

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the person to the right

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Please describe torque signal from engine to computer.

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The emergency brake on your 1992 cutlass sounds like it is releasing when you pull the release knob but the car still wont move when you put it in drive but it goes in reverse What could be wrong?

parking brake cable may be sticking.

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What are the two most likely reasons for the car pulling to one side under braking?

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Why does my truck pull to one side and shake when i press the brake?

The brakes are unevenly calibrated. The brake on one side is applying first, and with more power than the other side.

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What is wrong with my 1990 Chevrolet Cavalier if it is pulling really hard to the left while you are driving?

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Why would a 91 Toyota Cressida pull to one side when you push the brake?

You have a brake line to the calipers that is collapsing. A mechanic will tell you which side it is by the direction it is pulling to. Caliper Piston binding on that side

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What is wrong when a truck pops when you brake on reverse?

If the gearshift pops out of gear it is probably due to worn shifter detents.

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What is wrong when the car is shaking?

you need to re-aline the wheels

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What could cause a mazda to pull really bad to the right?

A soft/damaged right front tire.Worn or bent steering/suspension joints.A sticky or stuck brake caliper.

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If a car won't move when it is in gear what is wrong?

the gear you have it in might be neutral.

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You have a serious front end problem. Have a mechanic inspect it asap.

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When you brake your car makes a knocking noise at the back right of the car?

-The brake drum may be cracked.-The brake disc may be cracked. This would be dangerous-Combination of soft brake pads and a directional finish on the disc surface. A directional finish may go away with use and take the noise with it.

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Your car is sputtering when hit the brakes and it sometimes even cuts off what could that be?

Perhaps a vacuum leak at the power brake booster or the check valve on the booster.

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Why is my steering wheel shaking and pulling to the right?

Try swapping the front tires left to right and see if this changes any thing.If the vibration or shimmy is below 25mph it is a seperated tire, 30-75 mph it is wheel balance but this will not make the vehicle pull.Sounds like a bad tire.Yes, a bad tire can cause a pull and shimmy from minimal to s...

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