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Old 01-19-2013, 05:55 AM
Orim Orim is offline
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Originally Posted by uncmozo View Post
I had shaking in my front end, with the steering wheel vibrating above 40 MPH. I hunted the problem down for a month, finally noticed the front right wheel was running hot. If you felt the center of the wheel after driving a while, compared to the other side, it was hot. I did notice after a while that if I stepped on the brake while going backwards, the problem would go away.

Traced it to a bad brake caliper. It seems the piston was shifting inside the caliper, and would not release after the brakes were applied, causing the vibration in the wheel. When I stepped on the brake going backwards, the brake piston would re-position itself, and the brakes would release. Changed out the caliper, problem solved. But a tough one to figure out!
i had exactly same like you!!!
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