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My car front end wobbles when braking and at higher speed

My car front end wobbles when braking at at high speeds changed the brakes but no change what do you think it could be?

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Did you have the front brake rotors machined, they are warped. either replace the brake rotors or have then machined, I prefer just replacing them as they are fairly cheap.

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The front brake rotors need to be cut because they probably are warped

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