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SOURCE: While heavily applying the brakes at high speed the truck shakes.

If the front of the truck is doing all the shaking then the front brakes are doing all the stoppong. You need to check the rear brakes and change if neccessary. If they do not need to be changed then you should adjust them accordingly. I hope this helps. Don.t forget to rate my answer, thanks.

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

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usually the rotors will solve the problem,check tie rod ends and all chassis parts for wear,could also be a wheel bearing.










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Posted on Oct 23, 2010

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SOURCE: the front end shakes really

This means that your rotors are worn or most probably warped, they can be skimmed by an engineering works/workshop or replaced.

It is important not to leave them too long, because in the long term the "brake shudder" can cause wear on the suspension and steering components.

Hope this was helpfull to you.

Posted on Feb 16, 2011

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SOURCE: My 2002 Toyota Avalon is shaking when I apply the

That's what I would imagine. It is usually the front rotors that warp due to the fact that they work a little harder than the rears. However, rear rotors can warp. If you feel the shake more in the body of the car, so in the seat and you feel like the whole car is moving and the steering wheel stays mostly calm then I would imagine the rear rotors are warped. However if the shaking is felt mostly in the brake pedal and the steering wheel shakes too then it is probably your front rotors. Shops can usually resurface rotors and it may be cheaper than buying new, so that could be an option for you.

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2. Rear drums may be out of shape
Easy way to check gently pull the handbrake lever when going forward if the drums are out of shape you will feel vibration through the lever.
3. Front wheel bearings may have excessive play
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