Common questions

What does it mean when your car shudders when braking?

What does it mean when your car shudders when braking?

Brake shudder can be caused by a number of things including damaged rotors, malfunctioning calipers, or new brake pads that have not been properly broken in after replacement. The source of where the shudder is felt can clue you in as to whether the front or rear brakes are to blame for the shudder.

Why does my Chevy Silverado shake when I brake?

The Silverado will come to a stop noise free. If the brake pads are worn past their useful life, or if they are dirty, they will no longer be able to make the quality contact with your steering wheel. At this point, you’ll feel your steering wheel shake as the brakes are pressed down.

Are there any problems with the Chevy Silverado 1500?

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 owners have reported 17 problems related to vehicle shudder (under the power train category). The most recently reported issues are listed below. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Chevrolet Silverado 1500 based on all problems reported for the Silverado 1500.

What is service bulletin for Chevy Silverado 1500?

Gm has issued service bulletin pi1354c which I followed at my expense to reduce / eliminate the severe shake that occurs at speeds of 69 � 79 mph with no improvement.

Why does my Chevy Silverado bounce when I brake?

Was getting a speed sensor code on left side but no code now. Rear brake problems usually cause the pedal to bounce, you wont really feel it in the steering wheel or whole truck. You may want to check the U-joints- that is if when you are braking and feel the vibration, then let off pedal and vibration is still there.

When does a Chevy Silverado start to shake?

Vehicle starts to shake when driven above 70mph. If brakes are applied to reduce speeds from 75-70 the shaking significantly increases, but decreases to the normal shaking once the brakes are released. See all problems of the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 .

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 owners have reported 17 problems related to vehicle shudder (under the power train category). The most recently reported issues are listed below. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Chevrolet Silverado 1500 based on all problems reported for the Silverado 1500.

Gm has issued service bulletin pi1354c which I followed at my expense to reduce / eliminate the severe shake that occurs at speeds of 69 � 79 mph with no improvement.

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