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2004 Saturn Vue Brakes

Hi, the brakes on my Saturn Vue (front disc and rear drum) are making a loud rubbing sound when I come to a complete stop, the brake pedal also vibrates and becomes resistant also, any idea what this may be?

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  • angellevi Oct 09, 2008

    My saturn vue vibrates when i hit the brakes and the brake pedal vibrates also. I just had the front brakes and rotors replaced today but it's still doing the same thing. Any ideas?

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The vibration is caused by the rotors being warped. Remove the front tires and check the front brake pads. Replace if needed. This is a pretty straight forward job. The rotors are "fall off" rotors and you won't need anything special tool wise.

Posted on Jun 12, 2008

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