Front Brake Rotor Wear Can Cause Pulsations on Buick Skylark

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: 83,222 (25,000–141,444)
4 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1997, 1998
6 people reported this problem
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1997 Buick Skylark 25,000 mi,
worn out pads warped rotors replaced check rear shoes still like new drove to a mileage of 50000 and started to notice breaking not working as it should a slice shaking in front wheels again check pads about worn down 50% checked rear still not worn but needed to be adjusted adjuster and road tester no more shaking in front the automatic adjusters do not work properly causing the load to be placed on the front pads an rotors so to solve this condition every 15000 miles hand adjust the rear shoes that it JOE
1997 Buick Skylark 141,444 mi,
Front brake rotor wore out and everytime I applied the brakes, the whole car would shake/vibrate vigorously...digusting problem and expensive to fix!