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Why Is My Car Vibrating When I Brake?

Why Is My Car Vibrating When I Brake?

Unless you are a first-time driver, the most experienced understand their cars when something is wrong. However, some issues are glaring, like a brake shudder. This is shaking felt in the pedal or steering wheel when you brake. Causes of Shaking When You Brake Issues with rotors or discs cause a brake shudder. The most common reasons range from minor to major problems. But here are the most frequent causes. Wheel alignment issues If you notice a shudder when you brake at high speeds, it could indicate misaligned wheels. When driving your car and it begins dragging to one side, it's a common indicator of wheel misalignment. Poor brake condition Damaged, worn, and warped brake pads cause shaking and vibrations when you brake. A squeaking sound usually accompanies it. But the brakes could also be dirty from oil, soil, and other debris, causing vibrations when trying to grasp the rotors. Suspension issues Sometimes your car may shake not only when you apply the brakes but also ... read more

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