Brake if you want to shake.

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Old 09-05-07, 05:32 AM
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Question Brake if you want to shake.

Hi Iím Charlie49
and Iím new to this forum. I have a question about a shaking noise coming from the what seems to be, the front drive side, of my girlfriend 2004 V6 impala. The Brakes were replaced. That is the whole system that been replaced. From rotor to pads. The shaking intensify when the brakes are applied.
The debate is if it is the Tie Rod Ends or a Ball Bearing. If ANYONE CAN HELP US IT WOULD BE APPRECIATED.
 

Last edited by Charlie49; 09-05-07 at 05:46 AM. Reason: when I said the the brakes have been replaced. What that means is that the whole braking system.
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Old 09-05-07, 06:01 AM
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The shaking is most likely related to the brake job. The brake rotor isn't running true. It's either:

- warped out of the box
- the rotor/hub mating surface was dirty
- the lug nuts were torqued improperly

Go back to the mechanic who did the brake job and kindly tell them the job wasn't done satisfactorily. They should rectify this without hassle.
 
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Old 09-05-07, 06:12 AM
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How many miles on the beast, Charlie?
 
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Old 09-05-07, 05:50 PM
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Unhappy

The car has 64,000 miles on it. I adore this car and desperately want to keep it for as long as humanly possible.
 

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Old 09-05-07, 06:07 PM
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Does sound like a set of bad rotors, but tie rods can cause this, but on a 2004?

How are your tires? Are they wearing evenly?

Just so you know, you replaced about 1/4-1/2 of the brake system not the whole brake system from what you said.

A complete system change would be brake master cylinder, proportional valves, lines, calipers, etc etc.
 
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