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I have a 07 Rav4. My ? is How or what is in between the push rod and the brake pedal. I'm having problems with the feeling of a spring or a cable pulsating and catching in the brake pedal when braking. . Any ideas???

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  • g_dee51 Aug 22, 2011

    This is not the abs system. this problem is under normal braking. I know the difference.

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The pulsation is normal and caused by the antilock brake system, any time the brakes are applied rapidly the abs will kick in and you will feel pulsations in the pedal.

Posted on Aug 22, 2011

  • Randy Hough
    Randy Hough Aug 22, 2011

    Ok, I was giving an answer based on your statement "I'm having problems with the feeling of a spring or a cable pulsating and catching in the brake pedal when braking" That was the first thought I had, sorry it wasn't what you were looking for

  • g_dee51 Aug 22, 2011

    I'll try this again, The brake pedal FEELS like it is attached to a unraveled braided cable about to break with every little pressure to the pedal. Also at times it FEELS like this cable is catching on something. Even though there is no cable in the brake assembly this is the best way to explain it. This feeling of the cable about to break can be felt under your foot. And the lost of stopping is troubling. Does not seem to make any difference if breaking fast, hard, slow, or soft. Thanks

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