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When at higher speeds and when I brake the stearing wheel shakes. Why?

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  • leanne_zink Oct 01, 2009

    Traveling on the freeway at 55 or 65 miles per hour and you brake to slow down; my steering wheel shakes. Recently within the last couple of days I can feel a slight shaking in the steering wheel reguardless if I use my brake to slow down just coasting along at 40 45 miles per hour.
    When I make a left hand turn it feels as if the left front wheel is broken.

  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    bad tire, warped rotor or binding caliper. outside chance that ball joint or tie rod end is worn...check everything.

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Have your tires looked at

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Have the rotors turned. A metal grinding machine will smooth the surface of the rotor and remove the high or rough spots so that the brake pads have a smooth, level surface to make contact with when you apply the brakes.

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

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Warped rotors. it is caused by braking too much and the metal rotors heat up and warp. nothing to be concerned about but is also a simple fix. change the rotors.

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