Brake issue

Asked by Apr 24, 2016 at 07:57 PM about the 2001 Chevrolet Prizm 4 Dr LSi Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have been driving my car for years...suddenly the brakes got
loose...almost to the floor, I have ABS, they went back to normal
immediately. I noticed they continued, not as far down, but the pedal does
go down a couple of times when driving, and had three different mechanics
look at it. Had new calipers and rotors resurfaced, bled the brake system
and new oils, etc. Master cylinder ok....after all that, they still act
strangely...after driving it for half an hour, the
brakes go softer and further down once or twice  and then ok again. I don't
feel safe.

2 Answers

19,765

is there a vacuum leak???

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

I brought it back for the third time and told them to check vacuum and brake booster..wish me luck and thanks for your answer

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Brake issue 2 answers

    I have been driving my car for years...suddenly the brakes got loose...almost to the floor, I have ABS, they went back to normal immediately. I noticed they continued, not as far down, but the pedal...

    2001 Chevrolet Prizm 4 Dr LSi Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2001 Chevy prism A/C compressor does not come on. 2 answers

    When you press the A/C button on the dashboard the compressor doe not come on. When I put a jumper on the MG Relay the compressor runs and cold air comes out. It works great. SO what turns on the Rela...

    2001 Chevrolet Prizm 4 Dr STD Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2000 chevy prizm fuse (location) 1 answer

    I am trying to locate a fuse for the gas gadge and the temp gadge. Both are not lighting up at night. Let me know...wheaties@toast.net I just bought this car outright b/c of my crappy aveo and its ...

    2000 Chevrolet Prizm 4 Dr LSi Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Have a 2000 chevy prizm, can't get the right drivers window up..its an electric right now we have the door panel off.. not figuring it out any suggestions 1 answer

    2000 Chevrolet Prizm

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • ABS brake issue 8 answers

    I recently experienced ABS tripping when braking under normal conditons in my 02 1500 2 wheel drive. The brakes would pulsate and the pedal would vibrate under my foot, this tells me its abs issue. Bu...

    2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Short Bed 2WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Chevrolet Prizm Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Chevrolet Prizm Experts

#1 habana28644
habana28644
Reputation 220
#2 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 130
#3 PhilipG
PhilipG
Reputation 90
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Corolla
1,001 Great Deals out of 69,062 listings starting at $1,595
Used Toyota Camry
1,215 Great Deals out of 97,664 listings starting at $1,250
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,204 Great Deals out of 83,257 listings starting at $2,328
Used Audi A6
158 Great Deals out of 7,673 listings starting at $950
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,580 Great Deals out of 152,650 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda CR-V
879 Great Deals out of 63,178 listings starting at $1,495
Used Chevrolet Cavalier
1,309 listings