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Ford F-150 2012 front end vibrates when brake supply.

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Ford F-150 2012 front...

Ford F-150 2012 front end vibrates when brake supply

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your F150 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Nothing

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

New rotors and pads

Mechanic's Assistant: How old are the brakes? How many miles on the car?

Two months on breaks one hundred thousand eight hundred miles

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Ford
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Ford Mechanic: A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE replied 3 months ago
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If the front end shimmies when braking, the front rotors are warped and will need to be machine smooth. Even new replacement rotors can be warped out of the box.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
It was doing the same thing before I change rotors and ck. Front end nothing is loose, thanks anyway
Ford Mechanic: A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE replied 3 months ago

That information you did not tell me.

If the front end shimmies when braking and you replaced the rotors and pads, then the suspension is the cause. Either the alignment is out or the front shocks/struts and also the front wheel hubs.

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