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Why Is My Car Vibrating When I Brake?

Why Is My Car Vibrating When I Brake?

So you're running a quick errand, driving along a busy road, when you decide to take a left at the intersection. You press on the brakes to slow the car down and suddenly experience vibration on the wheel. You know it's not right, and so you continue driving, to test the car. Again, there's a vibration when pressing on the brakes, but it only occurs while braking. So what could it be? Well, there is a list of possibilities, depending on the last time you had your car serviced: You may have a loose lower control arm or a damaged knuckle in your steering system. It may be due to bad wheel alignment, your tires may be out of round. The wheel may wobble as a result of loose lug nuts, which might be more noticeable when you slow your car down. There may be an unbalanced wheel that has lost its counterweight. A damaged axle shaft may be acting up. Your front alignment could be out. Bearing this in mind, the most likely cause of vibration on the car/wheel when braking could ... read more

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