Vibration problems from the rear brake rotors are common and require replacement of the pads and rotors, and the installation of special shims. The symptoms often occur when the brakes are used heavily from repeated braking, braking from high speeds, and braking while going downhill. The entire vehicle can vibrate and shudder, like it is being driven over train tracks.
Vibration from rear brake rotors are common on Volvo 960
Average mileage: 100,000 (100,000–100,000)
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Shuddering vibration as described previousaly.
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