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2000 cadillac: there is a slight quick jerk to the left.

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questions about my 2000 cadillac catera.. When I apply the brake on the car sometimes there is a slight quick jerk to the left..
I changed the rotors and pads. The Mechanic said the callipers are fine... I had two new tires put on the car and balance an alignment...
before I had this done the jerk was severe at times but now minor but still annoying.. What else could there be? any help would be appreciated...
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  Your Auto Inspector replied 6 years ago.

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It could be a weak strut or spring.


Find some perfectly flat ground, like the top of a parking garage and measure the front suspension ride height from the ground to the fender on both front sides.


If one side is sagging then look at replacing the struts and springs.


You also need to verify that the tire pressure is accurate. A difference in tire pressure can cause a brake pull as well.

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