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Vibration and noise when braking


sLADe781
08-27-2011, 12:07 PM
Yesterday when I was on my way to a funeral, I noticed that whenever I braked kind of hard there would be a lot of noise and vibration on my car. The noise seemed to be coming from the front passenger side of the car and seemed to pull to the right a bit. I pulled over and took a look and everything looked fine but the sound and vibration was still there.

I drove about 10-15 minutes tops like this, parked the car, did the funeral home service, and 2 hours later while driving to the burial site (about 20 minute drive on the streets and freeway), everything felt fine. No vibration, no noise, nothing.

After the burial site I drove another 15 minutes to my parents house but this time you could hear the sound faintly and only when I braked hard. I jacked up the car and took off all the tires to take a look at the brakes/rotors and everything looked ok. I had plenty of pad left and the rotors seemed fine. With the tires on, I am able to spin the tires with my hands no problem.

This morning I drove to work and had no issues at all. No sound, no vibration, nothing. So at this point, I am stumped at what could have caused the noise and vibration earlier yesterday morning. Any one have any ideas? :confused:

Thanks in advance.

sLADe781
08-30-2011, 03:59 PM
:confused: Oh man, guess no one really comes around here anymore... :headshake

Ronnie D
08-30-2011, 04:38 PM
you may have lost a vibration clip or something isn't tight so when it heats up it does this to you

Stealthee
08-30-2011, 10:10 PM
Sorry Slade. Read the post earlier and it left me stumped. It could have been something as simple as the road you were on.

sLADe781
08-31-2011, 09:59 AM
Yeah I dunno guys. It's had me stumped for quite some time now too but seeing that it hasn't returned, there's really nothing more that I can do. I'll just have to observe it in the meantime and see what happens.

Anyways, it's good to see you're still here Stealthee. How ya been man? Long time no talk!

91STT
08-31-2011, 12:12 PM
Could you describe the noise? High pitch, low pitch, constant, intermittent, squeal, grinding, etc.

Stealthee
09-01-2011, 06:30 PM
Yeah I dunno guys. It's had me stumped for quite some time now too but seeing that it hasn't returned, there's really nothing more that I can do. I'll just have to observe it in the meantime and see what happens.

Anyways, it's good to see you're still here Stealthee. How ya been man? Long time no talk!
Ya know, SSDD.

Stealth has been parked since March 1. Picked up an 07 Grand Prix. Black on black, tinted windows and best of all supercharged.

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