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2002 focus: front end..brake pedal and steering wheel..rotors…

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I own a 2002 focus...
I own a 2002 focus se.....had the brakes done....2 months later a creaking noise in front end when braking noticed, followed soon after by pulsating in the brake pedal and steering wheel only when braking at highway speeds....had the rotors and drums replaced under warranty (told they were warped / defective)....now a few weeks later, same problems. I'm told everything looks good, and my garage is baffled. Any thoughts?
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Ford Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 8 years ago
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Hi, my name is XXXXX XXXXX the vibration go away for the few after the rotors were replaced?
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Yes, the braking was smooth for about a week or two at most.
Ford Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 8 years ago
then I suspect you have a sticking caliper in the front, if the caliper does not release the brake fully, then it will ride slightly on the rotor and heat it up, causing the warped rotor, thus the vibrating after a few weeks, have the calipers checked and replace if you find one sticking,Tim
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