Last post on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:52 AM
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Buick Rendezvous, Brakes
#14 of 23 Re: Brakes Pulse [wandakayc]
Jun 27, 2008 (9:09 am)
Hate it when that happens. Is the grinding noise more prevalant at slow speed or higner speed (if you remember)? AT higher speed it might point more to rear wheel bearing rather then front.
#15 of 23 Re: Brakes Pulse
Jun 27, 2008 (9:16 am)
The most noticeable time is when you turn while breaking. There even seems to be a vibration when just driving under the pedals.
#16 of 23 Re: brakes pulse [wandakayc]
Jul 01, 2008 (6:55 pm)
i am having the same exact problem. I took it to the dealership once already they said it was the left front wheel bearing, fixed it and it drove great for a few weeks now its acting up again. Any clues?
#17 of 23 Re: brakes pulse [alikessler23]
Jul 02, 2008 (6:44 am)
The dealership could not find anything wrong with the brakes -- someone suggested it could be the anti-lock brake system, which would require replacing a very expensive "box." I traded the car earlier this week.
#18 of 23 Re: brakes pulse [alikessler23]
Sep 17, 2008 (6:34 am)
mine made the sound i found it was the spacer between the wheel bearing and the spindle was bent and would rub. it's just a little tab. i cut mine off.
#19 of 23 Cost of brakes and turning rotors on RDV
Oct 08, 2008 (2:22 pm)
I need to get my front and rear brake pads replaced and the rotors (on all 4 wheels) turned.
I received 2 quotes - 1 for $599 and the other for $630. That seems really high to me.
I have a 2003 Buick Rendevous.
Anyone know if i am getting ripped off?
#20 of 23 Re: Cost of brakes and turning rotors on RDV [newmdx1]
Oct 08, 2008 (2:36 pm)
I have a 2002 Rendezvous i had the front pad and rotors and it was about 300 - and the year previous i had to the back and it was about the same. So I dont think it's outrageous...but since you are doing both front and back together you'd think they'd cut you a little break - no pun intended lol but I think this would also be dependant on what area you live in - as far as labor rates go. I'm in NJ...
#21 of 23 Re: 2003 Rendezvous Brake Warning Light Stays On [wanham]
Jan 28, 2010 (5:43 pm)
what 2 wire harness did they replace you know
#23 of 23 Brakes feel like they're "slipping" on my 2003
Oct 31, 2012 (9:52 am)
After having my Rendezvous for a week my mechanic claimed that the rear hub bearings were bad and causing the ABS to "malfunction". Needless-to-say when we got it home the problem was clearly not fixed. Now he said something about the pump might be bad? Honestly what I've read about the bearings going bad doesn't seem to be anything like what we're experiencing...I'm supposed to drop it off tonight but I don't want to spend more money and have the problem not fixed.
Any suggestions I can hand him as far as things to look at would be appreciated. I'm going to ask for all the broken parts too...
Thanks in advance for your help.