Torque shop

My car's brake pedal is low when I step on it. But if I pump it, the brake pedal comes up. Why is this so?

There are a few possible causes, including drum brakes that need adjustment, air in the brake piping lines and low brake fluid level.

AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION OF SINGAPORE

www.aas.com.sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 31, 2015, with the headline 'Torque shop'. Print Edition | Subscribe