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rayj31, Lakeland, FL, August 01, 2010, 06:34
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what does it mean when your car shakes when you hit the brakes

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    August 01, 2010, 09:07
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    It usually means the brake rotors are warped.

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    rayj31, August 01, 2010, 09:25
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    but i recently just got them resurfaced about 3 months ago

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    Visitor, August 01, 2010, 10:44

    Actually machining rotors makes them more prone to warping. Because every time they are machined it makes them thinner reducing their ability to dissipate heat. In the shop I used to work at we routinely replaced rotors instead of machining, and we had very few come backs and/or disappointed customers.

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