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2004 nissan maxima makes cracking and pulsating sounds when driving over 45mph. I have changed both front roters, front right axel, replaced wheel barrins, both front calipers, new rear brake pads, replaced all four tires and it stills makes cracking and pulsation noice and affects.

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SOURCE: Brakes pulsate real hard

That is just the ABS system at work. It is supposed to prevent your wheels from locking which often makes the brake pulsate, especially in wet weather or or snow or ice. The only way to really stop this is to disable to ABS by unplugging it and removing the fuse. This will make the ABS light appear in your dash, but your brakes will stop pulsating.

Posted on Aug 11, 2008

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SOURCE: My front end is making

wheel bearing needs changing

Posted on Nov 27, 2008

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SOURCE: pulsating grinding noise from front differencial

It sounds like to me front wheel bearing hub assembly.

Posted on Nov 30, 2008

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SOURCE: Door Locks pulsating and not locking

pull the fuse. the red and green one. Then cut the black line attached to the battery. open the hood then remove the red connection to the battery. Let it stay for five days.

Posted on May 03, 2009

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SOURCE: pulsation in brake pedal and rear end hops during braking

What happens is if you have a bad front wheel bearing when you brake that wheel will turn in or out,when this happens it throws the four wheel alignment out and since this is a solid rear axle,it's forcing it to flex on the suspension,wich could cause the rear tires to bite on the outside edge of one tire and the inside edge of the other,thats one possible the other would be that the rear brakes are are not slowing the wheels evenly causing the same issue.I saw this problem with a bad front wheel bearing on a Nissan Pathfinder but not as pronouced due to the independent rear suspension. Check the front wheel bearings,which of course will mean getting the calipers off the rotors,and then check for any movement in the rotor,if there is check the hub nut,if it's loose tighten it and check for play in the rotor if there is still play that's going to be caused by a bad bearing.You can check the braking in the rear with a simple spring scale(like the ones used for fishing),with the wheels removed have someone apply enough pedal pressure to just engage the brakes but still allow movement attach the scale hook to a wheel stud and pull until it starts to move and note how many pounds of pressure it takes to move the hub.If it's uneven chech your adjusters and even them if needed and then retest,if still uneven you'll need to bleed them again.As far as the dark black substance in the fluid I would say you may gotten a contaminent in the fluid.Brake fluid gets kind of a rusty reddish residue when it breaks down.If I missed anything or you need clarification don't hesitate to ask I'm home all day.Hope this helps solve your problem.

Posted on May 05, 2009

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