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When applying the brakes i hear a humming noise and a vibration on brake pedal, what would cause this?

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SOURCE: Whistling noise when applying brakes

I HAD THE SAME ISSUE ON MY 1999, IT WAS THE SEAL IN THE BRAKE BOOSTER AND YOU MIGHT AS WELL START LOOKING TO HAVE IT REPLACED NOW. EVENTUALLY THE SEAL WILL GIVE COMPLETELY AND BRAKING WILL BE VERY HARD. IF YOU ARE HANDY UNDER THE HOOD YOU CAN TRY IT YOURSELF BUT YOU HAVE TO REMOVE A LOT OF COMPONENTS JUST TO BE ABLE TO ACCESS THE BOOSTER. VERY TIME CONSUMING.

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SOURCE: 2001 chevy silverado anti lock brakes

You most likely have a wheel speed sensor dropping out this would make abs system think one wheel is locking up and therefore activate. this usually will happen rt before you stop at around 5mph or so.Also if you have bigger tires than factory and have not had abs programmed for this size it can aggravate it

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SOURCE: Brake pedal goes down to floor. Putting brake fluid doesn't solve problem. Vehicle must coast to a complete stop.

First look for obvious leaks under the vehicle, especially the inside area of each wheel... If you see fluid, you have either a blown cylinder seal or a bad line (check the rubber hoses to the front and back brakes too) Repair the offending part and bleed the air out of the system... (remember to clean pads or shoes if they have fluid on them)... If you see no hint of leakage anywhere, then suspect the master cylinder... if you remove the master cylinder, check and make sure that it didn't leak fluid into the brake booster diaphragm (Brake fluid will destroy the booster)... as in any repair when you open the system (lose fluid), you will need to bleed out the air to restore function... hope this helps...;-)

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SOURCE: 2009 Hyundai Sonata-clicking noise at brake pedal,brakes applied

This is not a rich mans car so its normal. Your hearing the solinod that lets you take the car out of park after the brake is depressed so the car can't be put in gear unless the brake is on. If the noise bothers you the soliniod can be found and wrapped in insulation like a rich mans car them you can ride on feeling like a rich man too. ( the Beatles sang that a long time ago) and its still true today.

Posted on Oct 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Vibration/Humming/Grinding noises when stopping or turning left.

when turning left vehicle distributes weight to right front wheel bearing causing load. since u describe a noise in right front while driving straight i would suspect failed right front wheel bearing. see if your noise changes/goes away while turning right that should tell u 4 sure

Posted on Nov 15, 2009

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