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Old 12-10-2010, 02:43 PM   #1
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Arrow "Turbulence" when coming to a stop?

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I recently had new tires put on my wrangler. About a day or two later I noticed a slight shake when I am almost to a complete stop. I knew I was due for brakes so I assumed thats what it was. Needless to say I went and put on new rotors and pads and............ still a slight shake.

It only happens when I am almost to a complete stop. Any ideas????

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wheel out of balance? try rotation front to back and see if that helps.

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Wouldnt shaking from the wheels being out of balance occur when I am moving at a decent speed?


I called the tire place, because I noticed it the same day i got the tires put on. They are insisting its a brake issue. Doesnt make sense!
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dose it do it if you just let it come to a stop without the brakes ?
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dose it do it if you just let it come to a stop without the brakes ?


I will try this tonight. If it does... is it safe to assume that I should rotate the tires?
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Well the tire place should check the balance.. I had that happen on new tires on the grand cherokee. they said bring it in.. sure enough out of balance. Could it other things.. lug nutz, caliper bolts, I would say start simple.. try a home rotation and see if that helps.. Then if if not, check all the bolts for the brakes and tires. You might have a bad new rotor too...
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How long ago mileage wise did you have the new tires installed?
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Does it pulse just in steering wheel, or also in the brake pedal?

I had some old tires that were hard to balance due to age, and they would vibrate only at a certain speed and when I got hard on the brakes from that speed. No pulse in the pedal though.

A pulsing in the pedal means your roters will need to be turned.
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How long ago mileage wise did you have the new tires installed?

At least 100 - 200 miles ago.
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Does it pulse just in steering wheel, or also in the brake pedal?

I had some old tires that were hard to balance due to age, and they would vibrate only at a certain speed and when I got hard on the brakes from that speed. No pulse in the pedal though.

A pulsing in the pedal means your roters will need to be turned.

I actually dont feel it at all in the steering wheel.. its more in the brake pedal.


I just put new rotors and pads in because of the pulse. Still doing it.
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Could it other things.. lug nutz, caliper bolts, I would say start simple.. try a home rotation and see if that helps.. Then if if not, check all the bolts for the brakes and tires. You might have a bad new rotor too...
got to be one of the above . If you had it befor you redone the brakes
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At least 100 - 200 miles ago.
I was going to mention that you should always have the lugs retorqued after about 100 miles, but I read that you have just had brake work done, so nevermind. I'm just going back to my corner and sit quietly now.
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mine does the same thing, I'm thinking its the tires not perfectly round or not perfectly on the rim. Its only noticeable at about 5mph or less
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What tires did you get? I've had that happen with aggressive mud tires when they're new.
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What tires did you get? I've had that happen with aggressive mud tires when they're new.
This.

What you describe is a classic side effect of running mud terrain tires. I experience it with my Goodyear MT/Rs, for example, though I have also felt it with numerous other brands of tires as well.
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It's the lugs slapping the ground as you are coming to a stop.

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