Why would the car vibrate when you hit the brakes but only when you come to a complete stop?

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Hey Marques==Either the rotors or the durms or both need to be turned. Goodluck Joe

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When 2000 ford escort zx2 is in park or just idling in drive with brake what makes the car vibrate but stop when you take off?

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because of inertia*science question and i got it right awesome!

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I have a running light but when applying the brake the brake light doesn't come on?

check light bulbs and fuses. light bulbs have 2 elements in them, one for stop and one for running. if thses are ok, replace brake light switch on brake pedal

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I might start by checking the ground wire of the taillight assembly. Make sure there isn't any rust that is preventing a good electrical connection to the chassis ground.

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Why would a car only smoke when decelerating?

Bad oil ring or worn piston bore.

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You could have a dead cylinder in the engine, or you could have a warped rotor, out of balance tires, etc.

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What causes car to vibrate when applying brakes?

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Why would a car die when applying the brakes?

Replace the power brake booster. Your losing vacume in it. ( Or )I also had a car doing the same thing. It turned out that the wireing was melted and grounding out the power wire in the harness that goes throu the firewall. It was a big job to replace. Tim

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Would having back brakes repaired have anything to do with car stalling when stopping a a stop sign?

Not really, unless they were adjusted too tight but you would have a dragging affect at all speeds and would smell the brakes burning. This is for brake shoes only as pads are not adjustable.

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A car shakes when stopped at lights but when you put on Neutral or accelerate it's OK why How much would cost to fix?

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What would cause the steering wheel to vibrate when turned left or right in a stopped position?

The power steering system works on high pressure and at idle the pump does not turn fast enough to provide full assist. It requires a higher engine rpm.

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Why does your car act like it hits neutral only when you accelerate fast?

Because the high rpms of the car keep the motor spinning fast so that it is not acting like a compression brake, slowing your car down.

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What would cause the engine to stop running coming to a stop 2000 tocama?

Well your engine isn't getting enough gas to keep to running, iv been working in a dealer ship for over 20 year and see a lot of this. Try putting a can of sea foam in a half tank of gas and driving it till about empty this should clean out the injectors. If it doesn't help just repeatKyle

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Why would your car stop when you shift into Drive?

One possibility is a defective lock-up torque converter solenoid. If it runs and idles fine in then this would be what I would check first. Disconnect it and if it then stops stalling in drive, you have found the culprit.

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Could the master cylinder be causing the issue.

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

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Should you put the car in neutral when you come to a stop?

Apologize to her, and whenever she's in the car, do it her way.If you have a manual transmission, you SHOULD always put the car in neutral and leave your foot OFF the clutch when stopped at a light.Those with manual transmissions should also remember to apply the parking brake before going for pi...

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Why don't your brake lights come on when you brake?

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

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Because putting the gas in your engine starts the combustion process, that gives your car the energy to run.It takes oxygen and fuel to cause the explosions in your engine that gives it the energy to move down the road. Oxygen alone won't cause those explosions.

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What does it mean when your car starts but dies when the rpms get lower than 1 or when you make complete stops?

The idle speed solonoid needs cleaning or replacing or carb needs overhauled. The EGR valve could also be stuck in an open position. The EGR valve should be closed when idling, otherwise the engine will die. When driving at town/city speeds or higher, the EGR will be open.

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Why is my 1997 Nissan stalling only when I come to a stop or slow down too fast when I already checked fuel lines and replaced the MAF?

If the check engine light is or has illuminated, have the codes read. They may direct you to the problem area.

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What would cause the idle to drop while stopped only when the heaterdefrost is turned on car then completely died while on highway and would not turn over at all?

You better call someone

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Why would a car hesitate when at a stop?

If your car hesitates when the brakes are applied, and or when you are driving it acts like it is giving itself gas, or accelarating on its own, The problem is your Throttle Position Sensor(TPS). It costs about $34.00 at autozone, and only takes about 10minutes to replace. sounds like you need a ...

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What can stop brake lights from coming on when you push down on brake petal?

Only if the bulb or wire is burnt out... Else the switch has defect,,

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Why does your car vibrate when your at a stop light or while applying the brakes for a 2001 dodge stratus?

If you are saying it vibrates while applying the brakes just before you come to a stop, then the brake rotors are warped. You will need to have them turned and trued, and replace the front brake pads. If you are saying it vibrates while you are sitting still, then look for a vacuum leak. If you ...

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Why would my 2002 Montero stall out when I come to a stop and be completely dead with no engine turnover no electrical as if the battery were dead and then start up again 5 to 30 mins later?

Check connections of battery cables at both ends of positive and negative cables.

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Why does your car make clicking sound and try to die when you hit the brakes while driving?

try not to jam the brakes tap them slowly it might help

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Does a car accelerate when it comes to a stop?

When the car is coming to a stop, it is decelerating--or it has negative acceleration.

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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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What is it when your car squeals while moving but stop when you press on the brake?

When a car squeals while moving, but the brakes still work properly, it could be a squeal from a drive belt. It could also mean that something like a tire rim is rubbing on the brake rotor. A vacuum leak in a small hose under the hood will also cause a squealing noise.

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Why does a car stop when brakes are applied?

To stop a car, the brakes have to get rid of that kinetic energy.They do so by using the force of friction to convert that kinetic energy into heat.When you press your foot down on the brake pedal, a connected lever pushes a piston into the master cylinder, which is filled with hydraulic fluid.

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

Pressing and holding the brake will have little effect. However 'pumping' the brake pedal will give you at least some grip to help you bring the vehicle to a stop. Additionally - you should always steer into a skid to keep control of the car.

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What would cause a misfire but only when the vehicle is under load?

Bad plugs, bad plug wires, carbon build-up in the combustion chamber, incorrect fuel ratio, to name just a few. Consider a tuneup and a fuel system cleaner product at your next fill up.

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Why would both of your brake lights stay on even though you are not hitting the brake petal?

Brake light switch stuck or out of adjustment. It is either located on the brake pedal somewhere or it may be a pressure switch located on or near the master cylinder.

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Why does your truck die when you come to a stop?

What weather are you driving in first of all? Getting regular maintenance service will help keep your truck alive (running). Perhaps, your truck is trying to tell you something.

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What causes a knocking noise from the front of the car when accelerating but stops when braking?

The engines timing could be advanced to much.If it's a front wheel drive a CV joint could be going bad.Knowing a more precise area of where the sound is coming from might help to identify the problem.

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Why do my brakes slip when I hit a bump?

Hitting a bump can cause the tires to lose contact with the road surface for a moment; obviously there cannot be any braking action while a wheel is in the air.The loss-of-contact can also trigger the traction control/antiskid mechanism so that the wheel in the air won't start spinning too fast.

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Why would a car jerk when you first start it up and when stopping?

What kind of car is is? When it jerk while shutting off, do you turn the key off and it sits there chugging for a second before stopping?

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Why does car radio do not come on when you start car but when you hit a bump it comes on for a few minutes then goes back off?

Sounds like a loose electrical connection, possibly a loose ground connection.

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