When braking I notice a thumping noise which feels like its coming from the left front wheel. Gonna check brakes this weekend to see if anything is loose or broken but my question is am I on the right track? Could this be something other than the brakes?
XmSteel - Thanks for the reply!!! I pulled the front tires off and checked the rotors and pads ... Rotors are fine inside and outside... no deep grooves. I may need to change my pads but there is still enough pad on both fronts. Also pulled the back off but couldn't get back wheel open to look at shoes. I take it the back has shoes??? Anyways I noticed when I was pulling the left front tire off that the lugs weren't tighten down much at all. After I took the wheel off I tightened all tires good. Drove car this morning and seems that the thumping kinda went away..... I do notice that when I hit the brakes my car pulls a little to the left. Alignment maybe?? Anyways that's the update!
Originally Posted by Xmsteel
Do you notice it feeling lumpy or like it when you slow down, both in the pedal and in your seat (sorry, can't think of a better way to describe it).
If so, you probably need the rotors resurfaced; you can look at the front rotors and see if it has gashes or deep lines all over on it, if so, it might be time to resurface or replace!
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