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The brakes in my elantra2001 do not work, they will not stop immediately, they kind of glide. They change the rotors and the pads in the rear. I want to find out if there is a way to make them better.

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Faulty brake booster or vacuum supply.
Seized front calipers, overheated and glazed friction material are possibilities.

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Check to see if the power booster is working

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If your rotors are good and fairly smooth, then a decent ceramic pad will work well. Just be aware that ceramic pads will require a slightly greater paddle pressure. They will last longer, dust up a bit less and will perform MUCH greater in stop and go traffic...

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