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Old 11-21-2006, 08:19 PM   #1
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Wheel Vibration

My front wheel vibrates at speed of 60 to 100km/hr but it is worst when i am braking. I went to the dealer today and they told me it that caliper was the problem and they rebuilt them but i still have to problem. Does any one have the same problem?
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Old 11-21-2006, 10:13 PM   #2
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What kind of wheels are on the car?

If aftermarket...sounds like you may need hubcentric rings

If stock...sounds like you need a proper balancing.

Let me know which of the above. Its usually a simple fix not involving rebuilding a caliper

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Old 11-21-2006, 11:54 PM   #3
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You need to reword your question a little.Not to be a prick its just hard to understand the last half
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Old 11-22-2006, 12:31 AM   #4
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i used to have aftermarket wheels for summer but now i do have oem wheels for winter. The vibration happened with aftermarket ones also with oem ones.
ANd dealer told me that it was a front caliper problem that's making vibration and to fix it they told me that i have to either change to a new one or rebulild them. TO save some costs, i decided to rebuild them. But once i got my car back with capliper rebuilt, vibration was not disappealed.
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Old 11-22-2006, 02:07 AM   #5
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if it is worse during braking, then please check your rotors. it may be warped.
and if that is not the problem, then please check control arm and bushing.
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