[DML] Re: steering wheel shakes when braking
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[DML] Re: steering wheel shakes when braking

When you say back-and-forth kind of vibration I am assuming you are
feeling it in the steering wheel and not the brake pedal. If this is
the case then the rotors are probably not the problem. I am going to
guess that you have some play in the steering wheel and you feel the
brakes fighting you and motion is being felt in the steering. You MUST
find and remove the source of the lost motion. It is usually one or
both tie rod ends and/or the steering rack. You really have to check
EVERYTHING in the front suspension, from the sway bar bushings to the
frame to the ball joints. Get the steering tight and the brake problem
will go away. In a Delorean the steering should have virtually no play
or "lost motion". On one car I worked on one of the u-joints in the
steering column was loose (the bolt was actually). After tightening it
up all the play went away and the vibration too.
David Teitelbaum
vin 10757

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Harold McElraft" <hmcelraft@...> wrote:
> If it wasn't doing it before it was stored (a long time?), you 
> probably have some brake pad stuck to the rotor. There is much 
> research out there that will tell you rotors rarely warp. Developing 
> run-out or thick and thin issues and contamination from the brake 

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