Your Vehicle: 2001 Ford Escort ZX2 L4-2.0L DOHC VIN 3
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  Brake Test  

To carry out this test, proceed as follows:

  • Warm the brakes by slowing the vehicle a few times from 80-32 km/h (50-20 mph) using light braking applications. At highway speeds of 89-97 km/h (50-60 mph) , apply the brake using a light pedal force.
  • Accelerate to 89-97 km/h (55-60 mph) .
  • Lightly apply the brakes and slow the vehicle to 30 km/h (20 mph) .
  • A brake vibration noise can be felt in the steering wheel, seat or brake pedal. A brake noise can be heard upon brake application and diminish when the brake is release.