Brake Caliper Problems & Common Fault Symptoms

The Brake Caliper is part of the car Braking System system. We have 3 associated problem symptoms connected to it.

We also have 29 owner problems that mention it.

3 Symptoms of Brake Caliper Problems
The Latest Owner Problems

We have 29 owner submitted problems mentioning the Brake Caliper - see more problems .

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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 an...

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 ...

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...

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 els...

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...

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 doub...

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...

2006 Vauxhall Astra 1.3 life
Posted: Jul 24, 2012
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Lose power when accelerating

Originally my car wouldn't start when the engine was warm unless I kept my foot on the accelerator and put it into drive...

2000 Vauxhall Zafira 1.8 Automatic
Posted: Jul 14, 2012
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Break caliper

im getting a sqeak from the right front wheel.when i break the noise stops could it be the brake calper sticking?if so w...

2007 Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 sxi
Posted: Jul 3, 2012
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Squeeky breaks

my breaks have just started squeeking, there not new and the car has only just gone through its mot.

2003 Ford Fusion 1.4 petrol
Posted: Jun 29, 2012
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