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Ford Falcon V8 93model, had the front rotors machined 8 month ago , front end shakes badly and knocks when braking, even a low speed mechanic says rotors are not warped..ball joints are good, tyers are good..change the rotors?

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Check the tie-rod ends, control arms and antiroll bars are all secure.

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Could it be a bad caliper?

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