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Why do my brakes pulsate while stopping? - 2002 Lexus LX 470

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If your pedal pulsates when your stopping you have one or more of your brake rotors worped you can get them resurface sometimes but i recommend yust replacing them you can get them auto zone,or advance auto

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Why do my brakes pulsate and make it harder to stop at low speeds?


have you had your brakes looked at? Sounds like warped rotors.

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Changed rotors and pads on volvo s80 2001 but strong pulsating continues when braking


Abs control valve it's a big unit under hood with all the brake lines going to it then out of it to calipers. It has wire harness connector un plug it and try brakes aware that abs won't work but brakes will operate be careful until this is verified if pulsing stops that control valve has a problem. My advice is to never buy another Volvo I won't I had one

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Brakes pulsate when you put them on. When I take off from a complete stop it feels like the brakes are not releasing immediately.


Pulsating brakes are often caused by warped brake rotors. In order to check for a brake that isn't releasing I would suggest lifting one wheel at a time, applying the brakes and immediately checking if that wheel turns freely. Repeat on all 4 wheels. If you find one that isn't turning freely you'll have to address the problem with that brake.

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When braking on my '04 Suburban, it pulsates like it has a warped brake rotor, but rotors are true (all four), and there is no correlating pulsation in the brake pedal, nor in the steering. Also, this...


Try pulling the fuse for the anti-lock braking system. If the problem goes away with the ABS disabled, check the wheel rotation sensors for problems, especially cracked or broken mounts or wiring issues. I'm thinking a sensor is dropping out when it gets heated by the brake and feeding bad data to the controller. The controller than treats it as a low traction situation and starts pulsing the brakes. If this is the case, you would see an ABS or Low Traction warning light on your dash.

Another possibility is a worn or loose suspension component oscillating under braking stress. In particular, check the shock absorber mounts. You could also have a pad that chatters instead of gripping the rotor cleanly - this may leave marks on the rotor, and would probably produce an audible noise.

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I have 2002 silverado, the brake pedal pulsates and pushes back as the vehicle is slowing to a stop.I replaced the pads and rotors and the p loblem still exists. I now believe this isABS related.


Hello. What you are experiencing with the pulsating brakes and the brake pedal pushing back is the antilock brake system [ABS] working correctly. Joe

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I have a 2004 montana and the brakes feel like they are not working (pulsating) from time to time. The Van stops OK, the best way to describe it is like squeezing and releasing a water hose as water is...


The "pulsating" you refer to is Normal for a vehicle with ABS (Anti-Lock Brake Systems). It keeps the vehicle braking in a straight line and monitors each wheel with a sensor as to how fast it's turning while braking. The "pulsations" you feel is the ABS Computer turning each individual brake on and off to prevent a lock-up or skid. Perhaps if you road test the vehicle and apply your brakes lightly as in coming up on a stop sign in a residential neighborhood, you'll feel what you consider to be, "normal braking." Pulsations usually come at higher speeds and as to how much pressure you're putting on the brake pedal. You're safer than most now knowing that braking, even in snow, rain or gravel, that your vehicle will stop in a straight line instead of sliding to one side or the other.

If unhappy with ABS Braking, you can always remove the fuse to the ABS computer rendering it inoperative, so you have both choices as to what you'd like to do, right here.

I hope this helps,

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My car does not come to a smooth stop it pulsates.


You could have warped rotors. The need to be replaced or resurfaced. Does the steering wheel shimmy a little when applying the brake?

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Brakes pulsate real hard


That is just the ABS system at work. It is supposed to prevent your wheels from locking which often makes the brake pulsate, especially in wet weather or or snow or ice. The only way to really stop this is to disable to ABS by unplugging it and removing the fuse. This will make the ABS light appear in your dash, but your brakes will stop pulsating.

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Brake pad pulsating


Possible causes- low spot on the rotors. Caliper pins not sliding with pulsation. May not need to replace pads.

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