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When going down a mountain and hitting the brakes to slow down, the steering wheel shakes back and forth. I had the front end aligned, wheels balanced, and new front tires.

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Sounds like warped rotors, If you hit a large puddle of water with hot rotors this
can happen or if you use excessive brake. Best to have the rotors turned and new
pads installed. (I use organic pads to reduce rotor wear but many shops do not
like to use them) The organic pads are softer and wear out sooner but you really want
to have the brake system serviced annually under ideal circumstances.
Hope this is useful.

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