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Why Is My Car Vibrating When I Brake?

Why Is My Car Vibrating When I Brake?

Every car owner has that solid connection with their vehicle making it easy to understand like the back of their hand. This familiarity helps you notice when something is wrong with your car. A common problem is your car shaking when you apply the brakes. The vibrating or shaking is also known as a brake shudder or judder. A brake shudder or vibration runs through the steering wheel and brake pedal when braking. While this should not cause panic, it usually indicates issues with your brake pads, rotors, or failing calipers. To understand the shudder, you need to identify its source. Shaking felt through the steering wheel indicate problems with the front rotors, while rear rotor issues cause vibrations on the brake pad. However, if you are unfamiliar with such technical terms, here are signs and indicators to help you understand why your car vibrates when you brake. Causes of Brake Shudder or Car Vibration When You Brake Worn Brake Pads Over time your brake pads will wear out. But ... read more

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