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Old 05-15-2012, 10:11 AM
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STRONG shutter on steering wheel when braking.

Wheel damage?

I did notice a bubble on one rear tire but doubt that's the cause.

Car has 10k miles on it. Thinking about taking it in for a high speed alignment, balancing, etc.

Any thoughts?

BTW - I have 20" RFT's on custom rims.

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Old 05-15-2012, 10:14 AM
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brake discs are warped. That's usually the sign.
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:20 AM
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Wow at only 10k miles?? /facepalm/
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:24 AM
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It could happen. I am not surprise. Sometimes, it all depends on how you drive & brake on a daily basis.

Just go in and ask the dealer to take a look.
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:35 AM
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You could also have bent a rim.
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:41 AM
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You could also have bent a rim.
This, unfortunately, is what I'm thinking is the cause.
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Rim would probably vibrate all the time

Brake rotors almost guaranteed
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Now THESE are strong shutters:

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Old 05-15-2012, 01:33 PM
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Vibrating steering wheel on braking is almost surely warped brake rotor. It's covered under maint.
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