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SHAKE WHILE BRAKE

I GET A STEERING WHEEL SHAKE WHILE BRAKING. IS IT STILL A STANDARD CALIPER & ROTOR REMOVAL OR DO I NEED A SPECIAL TOOL?

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You could definetely have a problem with your front end brakes, thats where i would look first, see if the pads are worn down and what kind of shape the rotors are in.
second, if you dont have brake problems, then i think id look at how the tires are wearing, you may have an alingment problem.
hope this helps
would appreciate your feedback
thanks

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