It's felt both in the steering wheel and seats. The roads I drive on are in pretty good shape for N. In your case it seems more likely to be warped discs. Sand pads if not worn, clean. Eddieo if you can find the post it could help :winky: I think the title was 'wheel balance and why it goes wrong'. It can also something as simple, but not always easy to change, as either a motor or transmission mount. Originally posted by: rdp6 I had noise at low speeds, which was distinct 'lump lump lump' noise around 35mph around 30K on my Passat.
A vibration can be annoying and embarrassing when you have people riding with you. Once it goes over 50mph or so, the noise goes away. At this point the vibration will be felt by the driver. Brake pads are held in place on the caliper by pad stays. Does this sound about right to what your truck is doing? Step 2 - Are the rotors rusty? This current rack seemed to be doing fine until recently.
If this were the case, not only would the front end shake though. Buy new rotors, don't get cheapies, and when you're putting them on lubricate the ends of the pads a little bit so they can slide around as needed inside the caliper. You can change them yourself in a couple of hours. Then clean discs real good with a good brake cleaner yes, chlorinated brake cleaner. Guys who are harder on brakes never have this issue because they keep the rotors hot enough to burn off the brake dust. The first and most likely cause is worn down brake pads. We also have some terribly rutted roads here too, so sometimes it's hard to tell whether it's the car or the roads.
Rear wheel drive could be play in the driveshaft of rear end gears. A squeaking sound coming from a wheel is not only annoying, but can really take that luxury car feeling down a notch. I just had my inspection done a few weeks ago, so I know the truck doesn't have anything major wrong with it, but I'm always skeptical of the dealers' shop because I know they try to wheel and deal you to rip you off. Edit: Let me add everything feels tight, bearings ,ball joints,etc. May also want to put the front end on stands with the car off and turn the wheel and listen for the noise location.
I now wonder if ive messed other stuff up in the steering system as it wanders more now. So is that the full reason for the judder? Has your Lexus lost a little pep in its step? A mechanic by trade, he shows us what he's done. When I apply the brakes in my car, there is a shaking in the steering wheel. First thing I would do if I were you would be to take the car for a spirited 15-20 minute drive. Hi all, I've noticed recently at 50+ mph there is a perceptible steering wheel wobble under braking.
If clips are worn out, the pad vibration will result in a squeak. Had this happen on my Pontiac. I thought that the rotors may be warped, so I put a dial test indicator on the inner and outer surfaces of both rotors and measured 0. Especially on the freeway, it would shake horribly. Ensure Proper FitTo confirm that this part fits your vehicle, enter your vehicle's Year, Make, Model, Trim and Engine in the Compatibility Table. It was a lot of stop and go traffic on the highway, so that would explain the acceleration followed by quick braking. Hesitation and loss of power are signs that the engine isn't getting the.
If they're sleezy, they might find something to fix thats not in warranty but it's at least worth checking out before you pay someone else. If you have fuel injectors that are dirty, chances are the throttle body needs to be cleaned as well. When I take my foot off, everything is back to normal. Find out what might be causing carbon buildup. And, of course, any subsequent removals it'll come off somewhat easy. Or can you just get it grinded down or something? That accumulated coat of rust causes annoying squeaks.
You said you replaced the Steering rack. Also, I had new tires and a wheel alinement done less then a month ago. The alignment will need to be checked by a professional. Mar 03, 2010 that seems like you have a warpped rotor. You'll never be able to see if a disc is warped by eye. The vibration comes from the brake pads applying pressure unevenly across the brake rotor surface. Remember to change the pads too.
How long ago, and did this vibration begin before or after the new rotors were installed? Hi there, I read through a few sections to try and find an answer to my problem but luck was not on my side, as it always isn't. If replace, where is the best place to get them? Recommend getting a Napa rebuilt version if you trace the problem to the rack. Before I take it to him though, has anyone else had this issue? Is there anyone that can help me out??? Originally posted by: bruceb If it is a front wheel drive car, I would suspect a bad axle half shaft or cv joint. Have you I don't think it's the tires. .