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"06 impreza steering wheel problem

About 50% of the time as I'm coming to a stop the steering wheel jerks really hard and I have to grip it to keep from swerving. I've had the car for a little over a week and have never driven a subaru before......is this normal for AWD?

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Get it seen too this is extremely dangerous,either a badly worn ball joint or a silent block bush is worn ,or a sticking brake caliper ,this fault could be caused by a variety of things and i do feel this is beyond a weekend mechanic,seek professional advice NOW

Posted on Dec 22, 2008

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If this only happens when you are applying the brakes it could be a stuck brake caliper or something else to do with the braking system.  To narrow it down go for a drive with frequent repeated stops to get the brakes warm. Check the amount of heat coming from each of the wheels and compare them side to side.  If a brake caliper is seized, the wheel on the opposite side of the pull should be much hotter than the wheel on the side of the pull.  (If it pulls to the left and the the right brake is much hotter than the left, the right brake caliper is stuck.  I usually use an infra red thermometer and check the temps of each brake rotor to determine the problem. If you find that is the problem, change the brake pads, rotors and make sure to clean and lubricate all the moving parts on the caliper.

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