Front Brake Rotor Wear Can Cause Pulsations on Chevrolet Uplander

Front brake rotors can wear causing a pulsation felt in the brake pedal. Our technicians often recommend replacement of the front rotors and brake pads as the best option to correct this condition.

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Average mileage: 79,889 (44,000–193,000)
4 model years affected: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
25 people reported this problem
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2006 Chevrolet Uplander 60,000 mi,
Pulsations,also (ABS)come on when turn hard left,or right.Had it tested by penntson auto,they say sensor keep pulling loose. But the rotors I,replaced all four,and brakes also.
2008 Chevrolet Uplander 72,000 mi,
Brake pedal pulsates when brakes applied. Dealer said rotors warped but plenty of material on my ceramic disc brake pads.
2007 Chevrolet Uplander 76,000 mi,
Found this recently. About to have this done. GM reports that owners of 2005-07 Relay, Buick Terraza, Chevy Uplander, and Pontiac Montana minivans may experience brake pulsation, even if they’ve had a brake job done recently. The problem has been traced to poorly designed dust shields that allow road debris to get thrown at the rotors. All that grit produces excessive and uneven rotor wear. The new dust shields are #19167950 for the left side, and #19167253 for the right side. Once you install the new shields, have the old rotors machined or replaced so you can start fresh.
When brakes are applied, it vibrates. Still stops tho
2005 Chevrolet Uplander 100,000 mi,
Front rotors have had to be replaced 3 times in 200000 miles
2006 Chevrolet Uplander 50,000 mi,
Same as described...looking for a fix
2007 Chevrolet Uplander 156,000 mi,
Passenger side wheel has pulsations- changed the brakes and rotors now they say its the bearings in the hub on that wheel.
same as some of the rest but more at high speed,when braking shakes very bad,had frontend check and nothing was found,except rotors&brakes.(
2007 Chevrolet Uplander 85,013 mi,
When stopping at highway speeds, I get a vigorous shake as the van comes to a stop. Usually the Service ABS System light will illuminate as well.