Question about 2004 Ford Escape

1 Answer

Not all the time 50% the brakes have a grinding pulsing sensation they don't stop normal when this happens ant the brake pedal is very stiff. the rotors are not the problem nor the brake pads the rear shoes look ok and some of the time they are ok

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

I would like to learn something here. I understand what you are saying.

Question I have is--grinding,pulsing,don't stop normal and pedal very stiff.

I assume you personally removed the wheels and are familiar with your rotors etc.

I know your looking for answers, not being asked a question,but even ABS issues,power booster and other things excluded, you don't get grinding sounds and pulsing if there are no issues.

Just asking,so I can help as we go here.

Posted on Aug 06, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Abs for 2001 ford excape


The ABS is controlled from the sensors at the wheels . The sensors signal when the wheel stops turning and the ABS releases the brake pressure to that wheel to allow it to turn again while maintain pressure to the other brakes. It has nothing to do with weather conditions or road conditions-- just wheels turning under brakes Under normal driving and brake applications you will not notice ABS operation as it will not be working. You will only notice the ABS assistance when you are under very heavy brakes and the sensation is a pulsing in the brake pedal under your foot. Run the fault code to check for recorded faults in the ABS or have an accredited brake shop specialist check out your concerns

Feb 08, 2014 | Ford Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Grinding through brake pedal on 2001(Y) 1.8 petrol Freelander


Sounds like maybe cheap brake pads with to much metal in them.

Aug 21, 2012 | Land Rover Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

(1999 Ford Windstar) Not only does my front end shake when I brake hard, but I had a situation the other night where the brakes did not hold. It was a bit rainy that night. As I approached an...


reason the front end shakes is the rotors are warped. when you do go to the garage makes sure your not turning the rotors past there minimum thickness. have him check the rear brakes as well for a clean and adjust (rear drum brakes) or for there condition as well. should be a normal front brake service

Jan 20, 2011 | 1999 Ford Windstar

1 Answer

Driving my new 2011 VW Sport on clean roads yesterday - i came upon a stoplight - when I hit my brakes - they made a loud grinding sound and didn't "catch" - is there something i should check...


Linda, if the wheels where on something slippery, even gravel, they may have triggered the antilock brakes system. When this happens, you will get a short sensation of "the brakes not grabbing".
the noise it makes is a chattering and you will fell a rapid pulsation in the brake pedal. you will feel this more if you Hit the brakes pretty quick or pretty hard. It is normal operation of the antilock brakes.

Jan 18, 2011 | 2011 Volkswagen CC

1 Answer

Car is jerking ? mostly while pressin on brake..is this the transmission? 2004 chevy malibu classic


Hello kelley_hornb: My name is Roger and I will help with your problem: If this occurs when you apply the brake pedal? I would look at the brakes. Should your rotors be warped you will have a pulsing feel in the brake pedal when stopping. The harder you push the brake pedal the faster the pulsing feeling.The transmission useually does not cause this feeling or problem. The next time you drive your car. Feel for the sensation when you slow down. As the car gets slower and you can safely let the car stopwith gentle pressure on the pedal. The car should stop with the same pulsing feeling as the car rolls to a stop.Or try putting the car in neutral at 10 mile an hour and gently step on the brake. If you feel the puling then the problem would be the brakes and not the transmission. In doing this you took the transmission out of the equassion. Should you need further help please just ask. Please rate the answer. This way I know it was helpful. Thank You for using Fix Ya. Roger

Jul 21, 2010 | 2004 Chevrolet Malibu

1 Answer

Abs brakes pulse when stopping and light is on


Normally a pulsing brake pedal indicates that the rotors have warpped. They can be turned, but it will happen again since turning them makes them thinner. Replace is probably the best solution.

Oct 20, 2009 | 1999 Ford Expedition

2 Answers

Everytime im driving slow and i brake my brakes grind and i have to press hard to come to a stop. it rarely happens when im going at higher speeds although it has happened. Whats the problem?


normally grinding and a hard pedal mean excessive wear on the brake pads, you wont feel it as much at higher speeds, at low speads its more previlant due to the pressure......check front pads first, the rear ones usually wear a lot slower

Aug 10, 2009 | 2007 Chevrolet Aveo Sedan

Not finding what you are looking for?
2004 Ford Escape Logo

181 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76846 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22246 Answers

fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5546 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...