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2006 savanna 3500 extended van front end shimmies violently when breaking between 40-50 mph.only solution so far has been to change rotors at least once a year .cant keep doing this,what's the ca

Vehicle is not out of balance or alignment

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Brake rotors are "out of round" best thing is get them machined at a brake shop,they are fairly cheap to replace but new ones will do the same thing soon.

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