Brake Symptoms Checklist

Brake Symptoms Check

Help our technicians help you.

1. Does your car stop OK?

Yes

No

Sometimes

 

2. The brake pedal seems:

To work OK

Too high

To pulsate or chatter

Hard

Too low

To work better when pumped

Soft

Spongy

To return too slowly

 

3. Does the vehicle:

Stop straight

Pull left only when braking

Always pull in one direction

Pull right only when braking

 

4. Do the brakes:

Grab

Seem to be dragging

Lock at times

Make noise

Describe noise:________________________________________________________

 

5. The Emergency/Park Brake:

Is seldom used

Works OK

Doesn't work properly

Explain:_______________________________________________________________

 

6. Has the brake fluid been adding in the last 6 months?

Yes

No

 

7. Have the brakes been flushed and bled in the last 6 months?

Yes

No

Adjusted?

 

Yes

No

 

8. Is dash brake light on?

Yes

No

 

9. Last time brakes were serviced and repaired?

3 Months

6 Months

9 Months

Longer

10. Other problems:________________________________________________________________

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