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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-02-07, 07:19 PM Thread Starter
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Shaking while Braking 01 F150

Im new here and have a little problem with my F150. I have an 01 Ford Supercrew 4x4 and recently noticed this problem getting worse and worse. I bought the truck with 114k miles on it and it now has 122k miles. Since then a problem has occured with the braking.

When I put on the brakes, it will cause the truck to shake. I put new brake pads on this last weekend and that didnt solve anything. The rotors look perfect and there are no deep scores or excessive wear. I did notice that the upper and lower A-arm bushings were looking a little dry rotted.

Could that cause the shimmy that is taking place?

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The rotors look perfect and there are no deep scores or excessive wear.
Get the rotors resurfaced or replaced. They can be warped causing this. If the steering wheel shakes, then it's the front. If the entire truck shakes, but not the wheel, then the rear brakes need work.
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Re: Shaking while Braking 01 F150

It's the steering wheel and the whole truck that shakes. i was affraid that it was the rotors.
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Re: Shaking while Braking 01 F150

I had that problem after hauling a trailer going west over the Snoqualmie Pass east of Seattle. I should have taken my F-350 out of overdrive in hindsight. Front discs had been trimmed before my trip so may have helped me fry the front rotors. $900 to replace them.

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Front discs had been trimmed before my trip so may have helped me fry the front rotors. $900 to replace them.
You seriously got ripped unless there was road service and other damage involved. Yes, 2WD front bearing type rotors are expensive from Ford, but there are aftermarket rotors that cost a lot less.
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Re: Shaking while Braking 01 F150

I got my rotors turned for free at orielly's by a buddy of mine and the problem went away. I had slight dips in my rotors that caused the shaking i was talking about.
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