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

Cars & Vehicles

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

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

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

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When you turn to the right your car vibrates why?

It can be a problem with the left front tire. You may also have a left front wheel bearing going bad. Or it can be a suspension problem. Have everything inspected by a professional mechanic.

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Why does the pulls to right while drive?

Could be a soft tire, a different size tire, out of alignment, worn steering parts, worn suspension parts, frozen brake caliper, a bad wheel bearing.

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Why does my jeep pull to the right?

Shaking in steering wheel usually means the tires need balancing, Pulling to the right or left usually means you need an alignment done.But unless the wheels are really out of alignment to the point you can often look at the front tires and see it, it shouldn't pull HARD to the right.

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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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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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Why does your car's steering wheel turn to the right when you are driving?

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Why does your car vibrate when you turn right?

My guess would be a bad wheel bearing up front.

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Car pulls to the right?

steering alignment needs to be checked

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Why is my car shaking and pulling to the right?

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Why does your car pull to one side when you take your hands off the steering wheel?

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

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Why While driving the vehicle pulls to the right?

Uneven tyre pressure. Brake binding

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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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If it only pulls slightly it could be that your your tire pressures are to high on one side an to low on the other, or the wheel alignment is out of track.If it is severe, one of your front brakes is not functioning properly (if it pulls to the left it would be the right brakes that are faulty an...

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Your brakes are telling you they need replacing soon. They have a built in "squealer" designed to make a noise when the pad wear is nearing the end.

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Why does the front right brake wear out faster?

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Check fuses first but its probably the brake light switch under the brake pedal.

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have your front brakes checked

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What would cause a vehicle to pull to the right?

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If the car makes noise when turning at low speeds, look into the power steering system or the suspension.If you hear creaking, popping, or clunking sounds, the possible culprits are broken or worn out suspension joints.On the other hand, a whining sound could be the result of a damaged power stee...

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Why does your car bang when press on the brake and stop?

Could be numerous different reasons, best to have it checked by a mechanic than to guess

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Why does your car squeak even when im not touching the brakes?

you have a squeaky fanbelt..it either needs replacing or oiling

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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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Your car still wants to take off even when you have your foot on the brake?

the idle regulator is wrong set put it in neutral when you stop

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Why does the horn blow when you brake and turn?

The problem here sounds like a short-to-voltage between the horn circuit and the brake or other circuits. This essentially means that when one circuit is powered on, such as your brake light circuit when you depress the brake pedal, an additional circuit is also powered on by that circuit due to ...

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Why does your Pontiac Grand Prix vibrate when braking?

Could be a worn wheel bearing, a warped rotor, worn pads, or just some kind of oil on the rotor causing slippage.If it is a newer car it is equipped with abs and anti lock brakes and during a moderate hard stop the brakes will pulse which can feel like vibration.

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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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Why is your car keep running when you pull the key out of the ignition have a 1990.300zx twin turbo?

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Sounds like you have either a switch out of adjustment or a loose wire touching ground somewhere, which is turning your brake lamp on when you corner. Depending on where your hand brake is located, you'll probabley want to start there and look at the switch (normally located under the brake handl...

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Why does your car knock when you push the gas?

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Why does your car shake when turning left but not right?

check to see if your wheel is rubbing up against something

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Why does my car judder when braking?

So it's not the time when you want to hear any untoward noises or feel any unexpected sensations, such as a grinding or squealing, or a juddering as the vehicle slows down.In a broad sense, brake judder is caused by vibration.

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Why does my car shudder when braking?

Sometimes brake rotors can be the cause of shaking.If your steering wheel shakes while you are braking then the problem could be caused by "out of round" brake rotors.This vibration can also be felt through your brake pedal.Another common problem that can cause shaking is when a brake caliper sti...

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The likely cause is that the brakes are being applied unevenly. The reason for this could range from misaligned brake pads to brake line leaks. See a mechanic as soon as you can, since it could indicate a serious problem.

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Why do you got to the right when a car takes a sharp left turn?

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If the car turns right, your body tries to stay where it was, which is on the left.Same reason when the car accelerates forwards, you are pushed back into your seat.The source of the centripetal force that forces you to go around the turn is the friction between your seat and your thighs.

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Friction between the brake pads and the wheel drum causes the build up of heat in the braking system. Use a lower gear when descending a steep hill.

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