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Bendix can help you diagnose and solve your brake problems


To help you fix brake problems you may be experiencing, we have prepared some helpful tech tips to ensure you achieve optimum braking performance and safety.

Please use the list below to pick what best describes your brake problem; to view the suggested corrective action, please select from the options on the left:

Low/Spongy Brake Pedal
Pedal nearly touches floorboard before brakes function. No brake reserve.


High Pedal Force
Excessive stopping distance, excessive pedal effort, brakes do not react properly.


Brake Drag
Sticking brakes may be failing to release properly.


Brake Pull
Car pulls to one side when brakes are applied.


Brake Grab
"Touchy" brakes that grab with least pressure.


Brake Noise
Brakes should operate with minimal amount of noise. Excessive squeal, screech, groaning, grinding chatter or rattle means your brakes need attention.


Vibration
Brake pedal, steering wheel or entire wheel shakes, vibrates or pulsates when brake is applied.


Brake Wear
Premature wear can be caused by a number of faults in the brake system. To avoid costly repairs have the brakes checked at least once a year.

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