Brake Caliper

What is a Brake Caliper?

The Brake Caliper is part of the car Braking System system. We have 5 associated problem symptoms connected to it.

We also have 32 owner problems that mention it.

What problems can be caused by a faulty Brake Caliper?
32 problems that mention the Brake Caliper

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Intermittent screeching noise from offside front wheel while driving.

Will drive for miles without problem. When it becomes noisy, it can be quite loud. Pedestrians turn to see where noise comes from. Could it be a ball joint on steering? or wheel bearing? Is it safe to...

2007 Vauxhall Agila 1.2
Posted: Jun 5, 2021
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Spedometer not working

I had my passenger front brake caliper replaced, suddenly after my spedometer stopped working and ABS sensor came on?

2005 Vauxhall Astra 1.8 club
Posted: Dec 11, 2020
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Rev Matching. How to turn off and on?

Hello, I have a Sept 2019 Focus ST. I believe the car has the Performance Pack option. It has the Track driving mode, launch control, red brake calipers and different coloured ambient lighting, but I ...

2019 Ford Focus ST
Posted: Nov 27, 2020
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Brakes bleeding

Hello, I have a problem with bleeding brakes on my Xsara Picasso. I had to change the drivers rear brake caliper and then I wanted to bleed the brakes. I bled the brakes 3 times (all wheels aroun...

2006 Citroen Xsara Picasso 1.6 HDi Exclusive
Posted: Apr 21, 2015
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Springs missing on rear calipers

Hi does anyone know where to get springs that go on a Renault Scenic 1.9 rear brake calipers without the expense of buying new calipers

2002 Renault Scenic 1.9DCi
Posted: Jun 6, 2014
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Burning smell from wheel and hot

Hi i have recently bought a vivaro van 2005, noticed a burning smell coming from rear drivers wheel and also the rim was very hot to touch. Has been into garage to have the handbrake checked, was told...

2005 Vauxhall Vivaro 1.9di
Posted: Jun 10, 2013
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Knock from front driver side

knock when slowing or coasting but when I brake it sometimes stops could it be a constant velocity joint if not what else could it be has anyone else come across this fault.

2005 Renault Kangoo 1.5 dci van
Posted: Dec 26, 2012
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Electric rumbling from rear / underneath

This has been happening for around 2 months. When i switch the ignition on a loud "rumbling" can be heard for about 3 seconds and then stops. This appears to be coming from the rear of the car. ...

2007 Volkswagen Passat 1.9TDI
Posted: Dec 15, 2012
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Odd noise

Hi all, wonder if anyone's come across this before. On a cold engine, pull away and when speed hits 15mph there's a double "clunk" from under the car, forward of me. It'll happen in any gear, as soon ...

2012 Ford Fiesta 1.25 Zetec
Posted: Aug 12, 2012
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Weak power, first couple of miles

If the car has been sitting overnight! Or any length if time, it does not kick into power properly until I have driven a couple of Miles, very sluggish

2006 Vauxhall Astra 1.3 life
Posted: Jul 24, 2012
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