Car

Ask a mechanic online and get answers to your car questions

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Car Questions
I just took my car in to get new brake pads-just a little squeeking
I just took my car in to get new brake pads-just a little squeeking in the mornings. The mechanic said the caliper pistons on the front brakes were bad-so i got new calipers/pads on the front. 2 days … read more
Jack
Jack
Manager/Tech/Kohler Expert Certified
42 satisfied customers
2005 Hyundai Sonata: 20 minutes..squealing noise..driven thru a puddle
After approximately driving 20 minutes, my 2005 Hyundai Sonata ocassionally makes a squealing noise, I believe from the engine. It started about a month ago and I thought it was because I had driven t… read more
Auto Go
Auto Go
Shop Owner
Associate Degree
845 satisfied customers
Brake caliper..The parking brake..lever..only happens
Have a stuck rear right brake caliper. The parking brake lever seems to release ok. This only happens in the right wheel. Drove it for a mile and turned out cherry red. Removed the caliper and had to … read more
Randall C
Randall C
Auto Technician / Consultant
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
12,672 satisfied customers
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback: noise coming..my front..rotors and brakes
I Have a 1997 Subaru Legacy Outback Wagon. I was experiencing a scraping noise coming from my front drivers side wheel. I found out i had a caliper hanging up so I replaced both rotors and brakes plus… read more
John Hicks
John Hicks
Business Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
164 satisfied customers
DTS: would like to know if having front brakes replace
I own a 06 DTS and would like to know if having front brakes replace twice and only have 38K miles. Is this average for this type of car?… read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
33,610 satisfied customers
1999 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX SE: my front brakes..rim rubs on the caliper
I changed my front brakes on my 1999 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX SE and the rim rubs on the caliper… read more
Dave
Dave
Owner
High School or GED
102 satisfied customers
Montero Sport: rotors..brake pads..Ive changed everything
I just changed the rotors on my 01' Montero Sport as the instructions noted on my last question. I changed brake pads also. It seems that there is some rubbing now that I've changed everything. Is the… read more
Mauricio
Mauricio
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
883 satisfied customers
2006 XLR V: my 06 and all 4 brakes and rotors are wore..warrantee
I purchase new a 2006 XLR V 18 months ago this is my second XLR first was 05 , I now have 17569 miles on my 06 and all 4 brakes and rotors are wore out .Im the only driver and I am 59 yrs. old , I bab… read more
32dmadden
32dmadden
Owner Emergancy Auto Service
Associate Degree
1,207 satisfied customers
An annoying loud rubbing noise coming..drivers side..calipers..pads
i recently upgraded my front rotors on my "96 Integra to slotted dimpled Brembos. I now have an annoying loud rubbing noise coming from the front wheels, especially the drivers side. I've had the car … read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
33,610 satisfied customers
2007 VW Jetta: replaced rear brake pads..piston..caliper..tighten
I just replaced rear brake pads on 2007 VW Jetta using a special tool to compress and turn piston into fully retracted position. Then I installed pads and caliper, and tighten the upper and lower guid… read more
Tim West
Tim West
Service Manager
Computer/ Automotive certifications
16 satisfied customers
1996 Subaru: Outback..slow speed, while doing tight turns, I..brakes
Greetings; 1996 Subaru 2.5 Outback. At slow speed, while doing tight turns, I am occasionaly noticing one of the brakes grabing or the wheel is not turning. I believe in preventive maintenance and won… read more
OnlineHelp
OnlineHelp
Bachelor's Degree
3,390 satisfied customers
2006 Chrysler: front brake pads..brake caliper..checked everything
I just replaced the front brake pads on my 2006 Chrysler Town and Country. The outside of the brake caliper on one side is now rubbing on the inside of the wheel and making quite a bit of noise. I''ve… read more
Ted G.
Ted G.
ASE Certified Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,754 satisfied customers
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee: vehicles..Ford Explorer..GMC..000 miles
My question is vague, so I apologize ahead of time for that, however after test driving several vehicles (Ford Explorer, GMC Envoy, Jeep Grand Cherokee, etc.) to purchase i believe I have settled on a… read more
DCM
DCM
Automotive Master Tech
Mechanical Engineer
224 satisfied customers
Volvo: brakes..loud sound..the sound to passenger, rear wheel
Volvo 1995 850 After having all four brakes replaced the wheel(s)squeal, rub and sometimes a loud sound like a gunshot or hammer hitting on steel is heard. I have isolated the sound to passenger, rear… read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
33,610 satisfied customers
My brakes grind and I would like to know what i need to buy
My brakes grind and I would like to know what i need to buy in order to fix them myself/ or with someone who knows how to to save cost.… read more
Steve
Steve
Service Manager/ Technician
5,472 satisfied customers
94 taurus: front pads..They are grinding already..shims
I just replaced the front pads on my 94 taurus maybe 2-3 months ago. They are grinding already. Also when did shims come along with pads? And is it normal to have to tap the caliper back on with the n… read more
Steve
Steve
Service Manager/ Technician
5,472 satisfied customers
95 Ford contour: brake pads..calipers are rubbing against the wheels
We just replaced the brake pads and rotars on our 95 Ford contour. Now the calipers are rubbing against the wheels and we can't figure out why.… read more
Davo
Davo
Master Auto Tech/manager of auto shop
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,644 satisfied customers
95 Nissan Quest: I replaced front brake pads..brake pedal goes
I replaced front brake pads on 95 Nissan Quest and bled them as I always do. But now the brake pedal goes all the way to the floor as if they are not bled properly. Why? I have also bled the master cy… read more
Marc
Marc
fleet supervisor
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,140 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

The nearest Volvo dealer is 160 miles away. Best $15 bucks I have spent in a long time!

Paul MCorpus Christi, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Chris (aka-Moose)

Chris (aka-Moose)

Technician

1,345 satisfied customers

16 years of experience

Ted G.

Ted G.

ASE Certified Technician

1,754 satisfied customers

20 years auto repair experience, ASE Master Tech, Mechanical Failure consultant, Expert Witness

George H.

George H.

ASE Certified Technician

1,564 satisfied customers

ASE Master Tech 15+ yrs, AAS Automotive Technology, Factory trained Asian specialist

GM Tech (Cam)

GM Tech (Cam)

Auto Service Tech

680 satisfied customers

GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years experience.

Amedee

Amedee

Former ASE Master Tech

2,562 satisfied customers

ASE certified tech advanced level specialist. Wisconsin certified emissions state inspector

Jerry

Jerry

Master Mechanic

2,181 satisfied customers

ASE master, 30+ years. All makes and models. Trouble shooter, shop forman, service manager

Richard

Richard

ASE Certified Technician

1,009 satisfied customers

12 years Ford Lincoln/Mercury Jaguar dealership as a technician and shop foreman reparing all makes

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x