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Shuttering when braking??

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by wolfgang123, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. Aug 12, 2010 at 9:50 AM
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    wolfgang123

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    So the other day i was driving and as i applied the brakes the truck started shaking like the rotors where really really warped, i mean the brake pedal was surging and the whole truck was shaking. So i cut my rotors and installed new OEM brake pads. The problem is still there though? i have a feeling that its not brakes anymore though. I have no idea where to start?!?!? :(
     
  2. Aug 12, 2010 at 11:48 AM
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    Gr8WhiteTaco

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    Mine does it every once in awhile. I don't think much of it tho.
     
  3. Aug 12, 2010 at 11:49 AM
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    achirdo

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    bad rotors? ABS recalibration?
     
  4. Aug 12, 2010 at 1:25 PM
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    well mine is so bad that it feels almost unsafe to drive/

    i guess i could be rotors but i had the warp cut out and there is still i good bit of material left.

    and i dont have ABS
     
  5. Aug 12, 2010 at 1:47 PM
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    i just had my brakes redone through and through, they found some missing parts in the driver side front caliper that had mysteriusly fallen out when my truck had started to shudder i figured it was the rotors too but they were perfectly fine
     
  6. Aug 12, 2010 at 4:53 PM
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    Sounds like rotors. Even though you had them resurfaced you still may need a new set of rotors.
     
  7. Aug 12, 2010 at 5:46 PM
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    well i went to adjust the rear drums today and the pads are cracking and the drums are warped. :( so those need to be replaced but i am thinking its not the main source of the problem. i gues i will replace the rear parts and if that doesnt fix it i will get new front rotors.
     
  8. Aug 12, 2010 at 5:50 PM
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    Here is what i found on my rotors, if the lug nuts are not all torqued to the specific rating, it will warp the rotors. Make sure all the lug nuts are torqued to within a half pound of each other.
    Also if you have done any heavy braking and then got them wet that will also screw them up.
     
  9. Aug 13, 2010 at 5:00 PM
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    wolfgang123

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    well i put in new front rotors and it got a little better it only really happens now between 20-35mph braking. i guess i will do rear drums next :(
     
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