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97 Cavalier brake chattering at 80 km/hr or higher

My 97 cavalier brake vibrates when I step on the brake to slow down the speed if the car is running around 80 km/hr or higher. The harder I press the brake, the more significant the chattering. The brake seems fine if I am driving in city area with speed below 75 or 80 km/hr. Can anyone suggest the service or repair I need to do?

Many thanks.

Rachel

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Sounds as if your brake rotors are warped from overheating. You can have them machined to take this out if they are thick enough. This should take care of the problem, if not replace rotors.

Posted on Sep 06, 2009

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Hmmm if the bake itself is good it may be ball joint or rotors or wheel bearing or upper lower control arm issues i have even seen the bolts loosen up to the caliper as a result to your issue ...do you feel any bumping or thumping while driving ..could even be a plycep in the tire

Posted on Sep 06, 2009

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