Just got me front brakes done ,now slow speed turning produces shaking in the steering .THe mach says power steering, air in the lines .No problem prior to brake repair what can i do from here. mech says drive it for a while to see if it settles.
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Re: shuttering steering wheel when turning
He said power steering? wtf?! if it's air in the lines, he messed up, which I highly doubt it is in the first place. See, depending on the method of pushing the pistons back in, he should of bleed the lines when the job was done. I belive, when he "turned" the rotors it wasn't quite centered and now when you're stepping on the breaks, it's causing a "shaking" through your steering system. what's happening is, your break pads aren't in contact with your rotor the whole time while breaking because the rotor wasn't level when it was "turned." so your brakes are gripping half the rotor and not the over half causing the "shaking." And in cause you were wondering, the term "turned" basicaly means shaving off the glossy film on your rotor so that the new brake pads can and will grip your rotor better for improved stopping power. Which should be done everytime when brakes are changed. Now, as of him messing up when turning the rotors, don't be mad. That happens. A fraction of an inch can cause this and is easily fixed. Just be polite and ask him to return the rotors. If he refuses, then start getting rude about it. Redoing the rotors, shouldn't take more then a hour and at no cost to you cause it wasn't done in the first place. Sorry for rambling on.
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it happen in slow speed or high speed, do brake padel vibrate at same time when you feel steering shaking. if you tell me clear then only i can answer you, if steering shakes in slove speed it is problem with tyre ( fr both tyre need to replace) and if it happen with high speed it could be problem with wheel balancing, get wheel balancing done for fr both tyre, if problem not solved , please let me kmnow. thanks.
a steering wheel shake with the wheel fully turned usually indicates a seizing constant velocity joint (axle). it can also be accompanied by a clicking noise while turning at higher speed. this is easy to confirm. raise and support the front of the vehicle and put in neutral. turn the wheels by hand with steering wheel pointed straight ahead. there should be minimal resistance. then try rotating the wheels with the steering wheel turned all the way to one side then the other. if you feel any extra tightness or binding, you indeed have a seizing joint. if the axles look ok visibly, you will need to remove the axles to confirm which side is the problem. good luck!
The problem lies in the front rotors. If the steering wheel is shaking without braking, then we need to break this up. If it's low speed(1-15 mph) then you have a tire that is coming apart. Highway speeds, you need the wheels balanced. If it's only while braking then you need to have the brakes inspected. If pad replacemnet is required, go for it. When they address the rotors, DO NOT TURN THEM ON A CONVENTIONAL LATHE. Honda REQUIRES them to be either turned on the vehicle(on the car lathe) or replaced. Then it comes down to quality. Always replace with the higher quality parts on these. If you do not, the problem will occur again, and the sme is true if you turn the rotors off of the car.
that seems like you have a warpped rotor. If you need an alignment your car will veer to one side of the road or the other when you let go of the steering wheel at those speeds. Another way to test your front brakes for braking problems is to let loose of the steering wheel at about 35 miles per hour and press the brake quite firmly. If your car really veers right or left then, you know your problem is in the brakes. As a note, about 70% of your braking power comes from front rotors. But the shaking you are describing sounds like you could use a brake job. Pads and rotors are very inexpensive to purchase and rotors these days are not worth having turned...just buy new ones. If you are somewhat mechinically inclined, you can do a complete pad and rotor job for about 150 bucks saving yourself hundreds of dollars vs. having someone do it for you. Please let me know how everything turns out.