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Old 11-10-2003, 11:26 PM   #1
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I was wondering if bad or warped front rotors would make the front end feel a little loose or a bit out of control. My front end seems to have a mind of it'* own sometimes. Car wants to go left or right and I just want to go straight But everything seems fine.
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Sounds like an alignment problem maybe?
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Warped rotors will cause a vehicle to "pull' when the brakes are applied ONLY! Other wise they're not part of the equation. A "Pull" toward one side or another can be caused be various things like: Tires, Hub Bearings, Tie-Rods, Ball Joints, Struts/Springs & possibly even CV Drive Axles.
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So, it'* not a constant pull to one side? It'* more like diving an old truck where the wheels just turn one way or the other without turning the wheel, right??
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If it'* warped rotors, you'll get a shaking sensation in the steering wheel, much worse at higher speeds, especially after heating up the brakes.

You have something different.
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I found that when my tires were almost bald..... ...seriously though
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So, it'* not a constant pull to one side? It'* more like diving an old truck where the wheels just turn one way or the other without turning the wheel, right??
Exactly, When I'm drive i can now feel in my wheel every bump, grove, or change in grade. I hold the wheel straight and it fights to go either way at even low speeds. No the tire are new. Had a wheel alignment and rebalanced, (don't want to even think about that. still heated) And now I have this! Boy, this is not the month for my car.
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I'd especially check the bearings. My 92 Tbird had bearings go out in the back it made the rearend feel like it was going to come around with me everytime I went around a curve or hit a bump. And my 76 Camaro had a front bearing go out but the only thing I remember about it was that my brakes were acting funny and I had a weird wobble when I turned the wheel.
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my 92 sse was doing this and a bit more. The shop replaced $1,300 worth of suspension and steering components and now its good. Basically I had run it for a while while it had problems, and it wrecked a lot of other stuff :(
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