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When braking, car violently shakes and and awful noise coming from front end.

For a few days now, whenever I brake, my car violently shakes, and it makes me quite nervous. When I brake, as well, an awful noise comes from the front end. My first thought is a loose caliper, because that has happened before with this vehicle, but, I'd like to get some other thoughts before I go tearing my wheels off.

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The front brake disc is waving , out of end play ,,change front disc and you solve the problem
hope it helps

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SOURCE: 1999 Blazer front end noise

If your turning your car to the right when it make the noise or the Left Listen and find out because which ever way the noise is loudest usually meaning that is the side going bad, Thats the rule Usually some cars and trucks have fronts and rear bearings, But I think it is a wheel bearing, Have a mechanic or a friend that may turn some wrench's Check it out for you. Hope that helps you out. :))

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sounds like you need your transfer case looked at and repaired.....that the only thing i can think of...hope it helps :)

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SOURCE: when turning steering wheel full left and full a noise appears

SOUNDS ALONG THE LINES OF FRONT SUSPENSION STRUT POP INTO A STEERING SHOP THEY SHOULD NOT CHARGE YOU TO HAVE A LOOK AT YOUR CAR DON'T MENTION WHAT YOU THINK IS WRONG WITH IT JUST SEE WHAT THEY COME UP WITH BESTALUCK HOPE THIS IS HELPFUL GLENN

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SOURCE: Steering Wheel Vibration

Front shocks are week

Posted on Nov 23, 2009

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