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​Why Is My Car Vibrating When I Brake?

​Why Is My Car Vibrating When I Brake?

If you're driving your car and notice it vibrates when you brake, this is usually a sign of an underlying issue. While some vibrations may be expected and not indicative of any problem, others can point to potentially dangerous issues with the brakes or other vehicle parts. In order to keep yourself safe while driving, it's essential to understand why your car is vibrating when you brake and what steps you should take in response. What Causes Vibration When Braking? Generally speaking, cars tend to vibrate while braking due to one of three potential causes: Warped rotors - Warped rotors occur when the metal part of the rotor becomes distorted from heat, causing it to vibrate while braking. Worn-out brake pads - Worn-out brake pads are the most common cause of vibration when braking; they can be caused by age, excessive use of brakes, or poor driving conditions. Faulty calipers - the part that holds the brake pad against the rotor -can also cause a car to v ... read more

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