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Old 02-12-2009, 15:39   #1 (permalink)
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2008 Mercury Mariner vibration while braking

I purchased an 08 Mariner 4WD/V6 a few weeks ago. The vehicle has around 600 miles broken into it right now.

Over the last few weeks, I've noticed a steering wheel vibration while braking over 35-40mph. I don't need to depress on the brake pedal hard either, just a good tap and hold causes the vibrating to occur.

I'm thinking it could be a warped rotor, bad pads, alignment off, etc. Has anyone else run into this type of issue? I am going to monitor it carefully for a little while longer and then take it to the dealer for service if the vibrating continues. I doubt the issue has anything to do with the vehicle brake-in period nor anti-lock braking.
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Old 02-13-2009, 20:08   #2 (permalink)
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Re: 2008 Mercury Mariner vibration while braking

it sounds like a warped roter. my 06 grand prix started doing that and it ended up being the front roters were warped
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