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  • charlie ardite
    charlie ardite - 1991 Chrysler New Yorker - Brakes - 11/5/2013
    Front wheel passenger side rattling and grinding.
    when driving slow the front wheel grinds the front brakes and rotors were just replaced
     
  • charlie ardite
    charlie ardite - 1991 Chrysler New Yorker - Brakes - 11/5/2013
    Front pass.side front wheel bearing ys grinding
    yt sounds like the wheel may fall off
     
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  • charlie ardite
    charlie ardite - 1991 Chrysler New Yorker - Brakes - 11/5/2013
    Passenger side front wheel bearing is making much noise
    ,aking much noise grinding, may be cv joint ?
     
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  • grampavail
    grampavail - 2001 Chrysler Sebring - Brakes - 10/2/2013
    How do I remove and lube the slides on disc brakes calipers
    disc brake calipers on front of car are working properly
     
    • CVO
      10/2/2013 CVO
      Sebring Coupe 1999-2006
      REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
      Brake Caliper

      See this @ www.autozone.com
  • jubbie7
    jubbie7 - 2006 Chrysler Pacifica - Brakes - 8/28/2013
    How do I unlock my disc brakes??
    I was driving the car with the park brake still engaged, I disengaged the park brake while driving and my rear passenger wheel locked up.
     
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  • jubbie7
    jubbie7 - 2006 Chrysler Pacifica - Brakes - 8/28/2013
    How do I unlock the disc brake pads?
    I was driving the car and forgot I had the parking brake engaged. I unlocked the parking brakes while driving and the right rear wheel is locked.
     
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  • alneds1954
    alneds1954 - 2005 Chrysler Pacifica - Brakes - 7/26/2013
    Wobbling issue when braking
    2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring When pressing on the brakes at higher speeds the steering wheel wobbles. I have had this problem in the past and it has been diagnosed as warped discs. They have been turned and it fixes it for a while then it comes back and again ...
     
    • wbrockstar
      7/26/2013 wbrockstar
      The lower control arms attach to the kmember on one end and the other end is attached to the steering knuckle( spindle) .The outer tie rod and strut are also attached to spindle.The control arm has rubber bushings on it ( kmember side of arm) that helps support,helps pivot,and dampens harshness and vibrations for driving comfort and stability.The spindle side of control arm has a pressed in ball joint which attaches to the pivot point of the spindle.If the control arm bushings and/or ball joint are defective,it could be causes the spindle to bind or twist in an awkward manner.Since the brake caliper mounting bracket is part of the spindle,it might be causing the brake caliper and pads to be twisting at an angle against the rotor/disk so I can see that as bein the issue
  • timothyharris1969
     
    • Jimm
      7/13/2013 Jimm
      The purpose of brake bleeding is to remove air, moisture, and contaminents from the brake hydraulic system.
      Check the 'How-To-Guides' feature on the AutoMD website for the procedure to bleed the brakes - beginning with the wheel furthest from the brake master cylinder.
  • Flight0309
    Flight0309 - 2009 Chrysler Town & Country - Brakes - 7/13/2013
    After long drives when I step on the brakes they do not release fully . Iwant to add that there is a lot of braking at
    highway speeds when it happens
     
    • Jimm
      7/13/2013 Jimm
      Several possibilities; faulty / collapsed flexible brake hoses at the front brake calipers, sticking brake calipers due to; accumulated dirt or contaminated brake fluid in the system.

      As a first step - clean out all the old fluid from the master cylinder and hydraulic brake lines, and replace with new fluid - be sure to refill during the brake bleeding process.

      Check the following auto parts sources for the replacement parts; www.rockauto.com, www.partsgeek.com, www.autopartswarehouse.com - to list only a few possible sources. For example, they (RockAuto) list the flexible front brake hoses from around $8.70 each (be sure to always replace the flexible brake hoses in pairs, due to mileage / wear and age considerations).
  • joyeconley
    joyeconley - 2000 Chrysler Cirrus - Brakes - 7/1/2013
    What could be wrong when brakes don't work well?
    I just bought the car to travel in small area distance. When first bought about 2 mons ago, brakes were fine. The brakes now goes to the floor. I don't know where to check for brake fluid. I don't know where the reservoir is located, please help!
     
  • janrandy
     
    • Jimm
      6/2/2013 Jimm
      Try this source for factory parts; www.factorychryslerparts.com. Check the many on-line auto parts sources, such as; www.autopartswarehouse, www.carpartswarehouse.com or www.rockauto.com for the replacement (aftermarket) parts.
  • tcwatts
    tcwatts - 2004 Chrysler Concorde - Brakes - 5/18/2013
    Slammed on brakes, now my oil light is on
    it only happens when my car is in gear, had to slam on brakes so fast the tires squealed
     
  • jap13420
    jap13420 - 2006 Chrysler Town & Country - Brakes - 5/12/2013
    Rear brake lights stay on after i release brake pedal
    everything else works etc turn signals, emergency flashers. idid replace the brake light switch.
     
    • CVO
      5/12/2013 CVO
      If the brake pedal is applied, will the brake lights goes off ? If the answer is yes.......
      It could be a defective brake light switch or the wiring was inter-swapped.
  • rgardon
     
    • Jimm
      4/29/2013 Jimm
      The brake pad material that was original for your vehicle is semi-metallic. Recommended to use the same type material / same grade as how it was equipped from the factory.
      Stick with the noted brand names for brake products, such as; Wagner, Raybetos, Bendix, Monroe, Brembo, to name only a few - these maunfacturers will all have brake pads and components that are equal to OEM (original) quality or better.

      Try the many on-line auto parts sources, such as; www.autopartswarehouse.com or www.rockauto.com for the replacement parts. For example, they (RockAuto) list the front disc brake pads (semi-metallic) from around $18.00 per axle set for your vehicle.
  • sjd
    sjd - 2012 Chrysler 300 - Brakes - 4/25/2013
    When brake is applied a thunk sound happens.
    happens when stop fast, slow pumping stop or slow gradual stop. dealer cannot find what is wrong. mileage 500. miles just bought it.sound is in back of car. checked brakes, tire holder, etc.. the bottom of the door on right side very bottom trim needs to be ...
     
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