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it might be any problem with other breaks.so go to a mechanic soon.

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Why does the front right brake wear out faster?

The right front brake probably has a bad caliper. The calipers hold and move the brake pads . If the right caliper has a stuck piston , the pressure will not be the same as the left side. And, the piston on the caliper may not be returning to it's correct position causing pressure to stay on the ...

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Why does only left side brake light work?

Right side bulb might be blown.

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Why do only the brake lights not work all other lights work 2001 town country?

check the fuses..sounds like you have a blown fuse for the brak lights. look in the fuse box it's located there.

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Why does blower only work on high only?

The switch is probably fine. The culprit is the resistor unit it is mounted in the air duct near the fan

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Why does only one high-beam work?

A possible reason that only one high-beam will work is that the malfunctioning bulb is burnt out.

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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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Why does my starter work only sometimes?

Without knowing even the make of your vehicle, I think you should suspect the starter contacts. They can get burned and worn away and barely make contact . . . or sometimes not.

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Why does my horn only work sometimes?

But an inoperative car horn can also be caused by a bad horn switch in your steering wheel, a broken “clock spring” under the steering wheel, a bum horn relay, a broken wire or a corroded ground.Here's how to check the most likely suspects.Start with the fuse.If the horn still clicks, you'll have...

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Where are the transmission sensors located an why does your taillights only work when you mash the brake pedal?

First of all we need the year, make, model and engine info.

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Why does your car shake on right front end?

something wrong there better have it looked at could be a tie rod end a ball joint or a bent wheel

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Why does your car AC heat only work on high?

You'll need to replace the blower motor resistor. ya gotta bad switch, good luck

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Why does overdrive only work went car is warmed up?

These days with 5 and 6 speed gearboxes being the norm, overdrive is unusual. It should work anytime, but as o'drive is usually only fitted to older cars, or as an extra on such as old Land Rovers, which use heavy gear oils, it may be that this oil has to warm up a bit before you can successfully...

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Why does my blower only work on high?

Most car manufacturers use a series of resistors to make the heater blower motor run at different speeds.And when one or more of these resistors burn out, you're usually left with only one heater blower motor speed—high.The resistor module is easy and inexpensive to replace.

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Why does my car fan only work on high?

Most car manufacturers use a series of resistors to make the heater blower motor run at different speeds.And when one or more of these resistors burn out, you're usually left with only one heater blower motor speed—high.The resistor module is easy and inexpensive to replace.

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Why does the right side calliper only lock up on me?

The right calliper, on a car, is independent from the left calliper which means one can go bad and the other is just fine. Callipers can be dirty or they may need tightened if they are too loose.

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Why does the Parking brake on 1993 ranger not work?

Light bulb could be out. Just about every warning light (parking brake on, check engine, etc) have their own little bulbs. Take off the front dash panel (snaps in and out. only bolts are on either side of the opened ash tray). Take out the screws holding the cluster in and reach around and take o...

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Why does my heat only work while I'm driving?

As far as the heater not heating up fast in the car, either the engine coolant is not hot enough yet to heat up the car or there is an issue with the heating system or cooling system in the vehicle.If the valve is working correctly, then the thermostat may be sticking open when the engine coolant...

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Why would my front right tire squeak?

make sure the tread is for forward motion there is a small arrow showing the direction the tire "should" be rotating. also check your tyre pressure . hope you sort it . Ray make sure the tread is for forward motion there is a small arrow showing the direction the tire "should" be rotating. also c...

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Why is white smoke coming from the right front area?

I sincerely hope you're talking about a car.If you are, check your brakes.If you aren't, see a Doctor.

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Why is your car knocking on the right side front?

is it front wheel drive? if so the cv joint is bad

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The driver's power window is the only window working. Why?

sounds like one of the switches in one of the doors are bad they all run through each other

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What could cause only the left front disc brake assembly to drag?

The caliper could be hanging up. Or your right front brake line could be coming apart or kinked. that will cause it to pull left.

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Does the escort lx have front and back brakes or just front brakes?

Front pads (disc brakes) Rear shoes (drum brakes)

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Why does the brake light come on when cornering is this the front pads or the drum brakes wearing out?

No not at all, the actual brakes/wheels have nothing to do with your brake lights!the issue will be of electrical origin.. I would suggest start by looking at the siwitch that will be attached on the stem of your brake pedal.. however electrical problems can be a right pain to locate.. best of luck.

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Why does the right side of the dashboard not work on a 1996 Isuzu rodeo?

It could be that the circuit board on the back of youre cluster is damaged and needs to be replaced. The light bulbs are also linked like a set of X-mas lights, if one is burned out the others could not work.

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1993 right front end rattles only on acceleration What could it be?

I can only assume that it's a loose fender mud guard, (that plastic shield inside the tire well), or you need to replace the front right wheel bearing, as it's probably crap. When doing that, because of the damage this rattle may be causing, it's probably a good idea to replace the ball joints an...

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Why does the fan on your 1997 Plymouth voyager only work in low and high speed?

The blower motor speed resistor is burned out. Keep in mind that in many cases the speed resistor burns out because the blower motor is failing and drawing to many amps. So if the new resistor burns out soon, next time replace the blower motor also.

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RWD car squeaks when only turning right why so?

sounds like your ball joints are going just the slightest bit of wear can do that squeek specially since a right turn is more common all "right ball joints" wear a little bit quicker this is a serious problem get it fized right away that squeak is a sign the ball joint has excessive play!hope thi...

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Why does the heat in my car only work when I m moving?

As far as the heater not heating up fast in the car, either the engine coolant is not hot enough yet to heat up the car or there is an issue with the heating system or cooling system in the vehicle.First check the engine coolant to make sure that its full.Top off the coolant if its low.

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Why does the air and heat fan in a Dodge Stratus only work at full blast?

the blower motor resistor is bad, replacement of such is fairly cheap (20/30 dollars) resister is located either under the dash or on the firewall on the passenger side

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Why does the heat in my car only work when Im driving?

As far as the heater not heating up fast in the car, either the engine coolant is not hot enough yet to heat up the car or there is an issue with the heating system or cooling system in the vehicle.If the valve is working correctly, then the thermostat may be sticking open when the engine coolant...

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Why will both brake lights work when the tail lights aren't on but only one works when the tail lights are on?

may have the wrong type bulb check to make sure bulb has two contact points.

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Why does your 83 rabbit stall when making only right hand turns?

I don't have an 83 VW Rabbit, but yours may be suffering from possible fuel starvation because of the fuel pump. A cheap source for a replacement would be a junkyard, although fuel pumps are relatively inexpensive - it's the labor that will determine whether it is more cost effective to purchase ...

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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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Why does my car heater only work when the car is moving?

Reason #1: Not Enough Coolant During the winter when you crank up your heat, the coolant is brought over from the engine to the heater core that then blows warm air into your car.When your car is low on coolant, it won't be able to send any to the heater core to create warm air.

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Why does your right rear brake make a loud scraping noise when going down the road?

Check that the steering column is not obstructed

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Why the heater of a 1990 dynasty works only on high settings and after does not work at all?

If you are saying the Blower Motor only works on high, then your problem is a defective Blower Motor Resistor Pack. Replace it.

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Why Your back brakes need change before your front brakes?

If its a rear wheel drive car it would be because more power to that axle, therefore more stopping power is exerted by the brake pads.When applying braking more forces are exerted on the front of the vehicle, this is why vehicles fitted with only one set of disc brakes (superior to drum) use them...

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Why would my right side front and rear lights and signals work but not my left side?

I would need to know what kind of car you have some cars have separate fuses and relays for both sides

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Who do you report a car on the road with no working brake lights or only one brake light?

Ifyou're on the road behind them, get their license plate number and the make, model and color of the car, then call 911 to report them. If it's someone you know, then you can call your local police department or Sheriff's office to report this vehicle. You need to report this vehicle, whether yo...

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Why are my front brakes getting hot?

The cold water hitting the hot brakes can result in warping.Warped rotors will usually cause the steering wheel and vehicle to shake when the brakes are applied.Overheated brakes or brakes that are smoking means the brake pads have been burned or something is leaking onto the brakes.

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Why would rear brakes wear before front?

So, if the vehicle is often driven in stop-and-go traffic, the faster the pads wear out.This means the rear brakes will often wear out before the front brakes.In vehicles with a conventional proportioning valve, the front brakes typically wear two to three times faster than the pads or shoes in t...

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Why does front signal light not work iv replaced the bulb?

Could be the socket or wiring is faulty. Year, make and model would help us.

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How does the e brake work?

The emergency brake bypasses your vehicle's hydraulic brake system to lock the wheels in place.This mechanical system uses cables that are attached to the emergency brake lever.When engaged on cars with drum brakes, the cables pull another lever that puts pressure on the brake shoes to hold the v...

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Why does a 2000 Ford Taurus make a grinding sound in the right front wheel when you apply the breaks?

Brake pads are probably worn out. Have a trusted mechanic inspect the brakes soon!

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How does the Otis elevator brake work?

The Otis elevator brake was built to suspend the car safely in the shaft if an elevator cable snapped. Otis started experimenting on how to make the brake by placing a wagon spring above the hoist platform. Then, he attached a ratchet bar to the guide rails on the sides of the hoistway. The lifti...

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Why is my front defroster not working?

A bad heater core will result in no heat, which means a non-functioning defroster.Bad Blower: The heating and defrosting system rely on an electric blower motor to move the hot air into the cabin of the car and through the defroster vents.Issues can range from a blown fuse to a bad blower speed c...

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Why would brakes stop working?

What if my brakes stopped working? That piston pushes on brake fluid in the master cylinder, pressurizing the brake fluid.It flows through thin pipes, called brake lines, to pistons at each wheel.Those pistons apply pressure to the brake pads, and they squeeze against a disk or a drum to stop th...

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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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Right side brake light and turn signal work left side nothing works and neither running light works?

Start with checking the bulbs, then the fuses. In most vehicles the brake lights and siganal lights and running lights are separate circuits. If the fuses and bulbs check okay check the wiring feeding the rear of vehicle.

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Should you brake with the front brakes?

This depends on what vehicle one is talking about.For motorcycles the front brake generally has by far the most available braking power.This also generally true for cars, too, but with a motorcycle one can apply the front and rear brakes separately.

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How much does front brake job cost?

But on a typical vehicle, we estimate the average cost of front brake pads to be under $50, and front rotors around $50 per wheel, for a total of around $150.Thinking about paying a professional to replace your brakes? You'll want to keep in mind a few additional costs.

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Why does blower fan only work on high on 1994 Nissan pickup?

Bad resistor or a malfunction in the switch.

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Only the left side parked headlight works and the right hand side does not its not the bulb what could it be?

Not sure what vehicle you have but check the fuses. Some vehicles have separate fuses for left and right headlights.

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Does brake problems cause front wheels problems?

Sometimes, depending on specifics. There are several things which can cause problems with your front wheels, depending on what exactly the problem you've noticed it.... bad alignment, bad shocks, damaged steering components, worn ball joints, imbalanced/out of round tires... all possibilities.

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Why does rear heat only blow cold in 1999 Ford Expedition not work?

90% of the time it is the temp mode door actuator located in the driverside rear of the truck

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Why does my temperature gage only works when car is idle?

Stuck open thermostat.

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Right rear and which front brake do you bleed on 98 windstar?

You're supposed to bleed all four brakes or you really arent doing anthing, you could also cause improper and uneven wear on the brake pads them selves

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Why does my coolant fan for my ac work but only on one speed?

Normally the a/c request signal, you pushing the button to turn on a/c, is detected by the ECM; the ECM then determines that the compressor loads the engine down and bumps up the idle rpm while simultaneously turning on the cooling fan. Turning on the a/c is usually accompanied by the fan turning...

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Why does only one wiper work on my 2007 dodge ram?

Dodge uses a plastic wiper bushing (ball and socket type) that connects the motor and linkages. It is designed to break before other more expensive parts, it can wear/dry out overtime. You can check by removing the wiper arms then cowl cover. You can check if it wore/popped off, it is loose, the ...

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Why does your cars air and heat only work on full blast?

Either the blower motor resistor went bad or the blower motor speed control switch has gone bad.

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Car rattles on the front right side?

check you ty rods and shocks.

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How does motor braking work?

Dynamic braking is another method for braking a motor.It is achieved by reconnecting a running motor to act as a generator immediately after it is turned off, rapidly stopping the motor.The generator action converts the mechanical energy of rotation to electrical energy that can be dissipated as ...

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Why do hazard lights only work on one side?

it called your turn signal is on

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Why do my windshield wipers only work sometimes?

If the problem is not in the switch, then there could be a bad relay in the circuit (if so equipped), loose fuse, bad ground, and/or the motor could have a bad (intermittent) connection on the armature.Next time you have no operation when you switch the wipers on check for battery voltage at the ...

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Why does my heater only work on high setting also makes noise and shakes dash?

if it only works on high it means the resistors are open and if it shakes it probably has a broken fin in the rotor or some foreign object in there causing unbalance hope this helps you

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Why does my radio work only when lights are turned on?

the radio is wired to the headlight power supply wire, that's why it will only come on when you turn on the headlights. my buddy did this to his truck in the best buy parking lot when it was getting dark out.

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How does front wheel drive work?

Which wheels are driving your vehicle defines the kind of drive your vehicle has: Though currently in market there are all wheel drive, rear wheel drie and front wheel drive available with each having its share of advantages and disadvantages. Front wheel dive came into existence after the fuel c...

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Heat does not work in the front but it work in the back?

actuator could be defaulted, causing the blend doors not open from heat to cold.

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Why is my parking brake not working?

Common reasons for this to happen: Worn or broken parking brake cable: Not using your parking brake is a common reason for failure.Broken parking brake lever: The parking brake is a self-locking system.When activated, it is designed to lock in place until you press a button or pull a lever to rel...

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Why did my brakes suddenly stop working?

What if my brakes stopped working? If you come to a stop sign, but can't get your car to stop, pump on your brakes or try your emergency brake.When you press on the brake pedal in almost all cars today, you're pushing on a piston.That piston pushes on brake fluid in the master cylinder, pressuriz...

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Why would a 97 Plymouth speedometer work only intermittently?

It is possible that the speedometer on a 1997 Plymouth will only work intermittently because the gear is worn out. Sometimes dirt can get up into the area where the speedometer cable is housed and cause excessive wear to the gear.

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Why is only one of my headlights working?

Most total headlight failures are caused by a bad component like a fuse, relay, or module.Wiring problems can also cause both headlights to stop working.The cause: A burned out bulb, or a problem with the high beam switch or relay.The fix: Replace the bulb, switch, or relay.

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How does the brake system in the ship works?

There is no actual 'brake system' in a ship. If ships wish to stop or slowdown quickly, they reverse the propellors.

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Does the back brakes work with the abs?

Yes. Otherwise if the backbrakes locked abs would be useless.

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Why is coolant leaking from the right front side of your car?

it probably means you have a hole in your tube, you should get this checked-out as it will soon run out and cause your engine to over-heat, try not to use your car at all until you can bring it in to a mechanic

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If someone puts a new right front bearing on wrong could it mess up the anti lock brake system?

The bearing it's self does not effect the ABS but, if the other parts removed to replace the bearing were not assembled correctly that can cause ABS problems. The most common problem that happens when these parts are disassembled is, the brake line gets twisted when it's put back together or the ...

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When the right front tire bursts which side does the car skid?

Car will take a "sharp" right turn

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Why is my emergency brake not working?

If the linings on the rear brakes are worn enough to not stop the vehicle, then the parking brake will not hold the vehicle at rest.If the parking brakes won't hold the car, then you need to check the following: Parking brake lever/pedal out of adjustment or stuck.Parking brake cable stretched.

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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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What would cause brake lights in a 2005 trail blazer to only work in park?

more than likely some of the wires are loose

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Why would a brake pedal held to the floor suddenly lose tightness and brakes not working?

Have your brake system checked immediately! (by a proffesional)

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Why disc brake applied on front wheel in bikes?

Some bikes have disc brakes on both wheels, but the front brake is more important. During braking you'll encounter something called dynamic weight transfer, which basically means that more of the bikes weight will be supported by thr front wheel and less by the rear. As the front wheel gets heavi...

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Why disc brakes are used in front wheels?

Most of the cars have disc in front and drum in rear because of the weight transfer that takes place at the time of braking.So, due to this a highly effective braking system is needed in front wheels of car, hence hydraulic disc brakes is used.

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Brakes are squeaking and car does not stop right away?

Your break pads are worn out - you need to get your breaks serviced - you may find that because you have left them to get to this stage you have damaged the disks too - its going to be expensive!

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How does the park brake work on 1979 f700 truck?

It operates a cable that goes to both rear brakes and pulls them on.

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What role does brake pad and rotors have in the working of the brake?

Brake pads and rotors are which friction occurs in a vehicle's braking system. Friction generates heat and thus this is a way to convert the vehicle "energy" of forward motion into a different form of "energy" Heat. This follows of the laws of Physics "Energy cannot be created nor destoryed, just...

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When you cage a air brake does service brake work?

"Harley" gave an answer which showed why people who don't actually understand air brake systems should not be answering questions about them. When you cage an air brake, you are backing off that brake - this will render both the spring brakes and the service brakes inoperable. The service brake w...

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How does an electronic parking brake work?

How does an electronic parking brake work? A traditional handbrake is very simple – pull the lever up and you pull two cables which run to each of the rear brakes.By adding tension to these cables, the brake pads or shoes squeeze against the discs (or drums) to hold the rear wheels firmly in place.

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How does a brake controller work?

Trailer Brake Controller Information.An electric trailer brake controller is a device that installs in the cab of your tow vehicle and activates your trailer's electric or electric-over-hydraulic brakes when you hit the brakes in your tow vehicle.

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How does a car braking system work?

when you press your foot on the brake, it triggers two metal plates which press on the wheel slowing and stopping it.

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How does ABS brake system work?

Short answer is that wheel speed sensors send information about spindle rotations to the ECM, then the ECM controls brake pulses in the brake system to prevent wheel lockup from occurring. The long answer is MUCH longer, and would probably require some mechanical experience to fully understand.

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How does a spring brake chamber work?

Spring brakes are not air applied like service brakes.They apply when air pressure leaves the brake chamber and release when air pressure builds up in the chamber.The portion nearest the pushrod end is the service brake section and it works in the same manner as a separately mounted service brake...

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How does a friction brake work?

Friction braking is the most commonly used braking method in modern vehicles.It involves the conversion of kinetic energy to thermal energy by applying friction to the moving parts of a system.The friction force resists motion and in turn generates heat, eventually bringing the velocity to zero.

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How does brake fluid sensor work?

The ABS system uses an electrical control module, and a series of sensors, one of which is the ABS fluid level sensor.The ABS fluid level sensor is responsible for detecting the amount of brake fluid present in the vehicle's brake master cylinder reservoir.

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How does forward emergency braking work?

To put it simply, Automatic Emergency Braking uses radar sensors to detect when an impending forward collision may be unavoidable and will respond accordingly.If the system determines that there is the potential for a forward collision, it will attempt to alert the driver to take action.

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How does VFD dynamic braking work?

With dynamic braking, the electrical energy generated during stopping is released as heat through a voltage regulated transistor and resistor.There are actually two versions of a dynamic braking circuit: a “chopper” and a “dynamic brake.” As the voltage drops to a preset “low” level, the transis...

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How does a brake pedal switch work?

The most common brake light switch is the simple mechanical type mounted close to the brake pedal arm.When the pedal is depressed, the switch automatically closes to turn on the brake lights.The other type of switch works hydraulically and is operated by the pressure of fluid in the pipes when th...

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Why doesn't my passenger side head light work on low beams and only the high beams work on both sides?

your headlights have 2 filiments [what glows] the low beam is burnt out on the driver side you wil need to replace the unit. It will either be the whole glass unit or if your car is newer it will be just the bulb that has the filiments. very cheap and easy repair. hope this helps

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How does a trans brake works?

"Some automatic transmissions modified or designed specifically for drag racing may also incorporate a transmission brake, or "trans-brake," as part of a manual valve body. Activated by electrical solenoid control, a trans-brake simultaneously engages the first and reverse gears, locking the tran...

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