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Steering wheel shakes and vibrates while braking

I have a Pontiac grand am se2 and my steering wheel vibrates when at high speeds and also when I brake or slow down quick! I replaced bearing and it still does it?

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Start with the simplest and most likely cause. Your rotors are warped. They are too thin or your lug nuts were over torqued.

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Tyler, this could also be caused by bad tires/tire pressure. Bad brake rotors, worn bushings on the suspension, as well as worn upper and lower balljoints. You also need to check your CV joints. As you can see, there is a lot that could be the cause for it, and you need to be systematic with your trouble shooting on that one. It may also help if you tell us what year your model it is, what model it is, and engine size as well as type of transmission.

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Thanks! And I checked my tire pressure in the front and it was like 43 psi on both so I let it down to 30 . Could the tires be permanently ruined because my cv joints in the front have been replaced within theist 6 months!

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Shouldn't be take a look at the thread and check for balding, bubbles and bumps. How old are the tires

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Okay! And they are like 10 months old but I didn't drive it for like 3 of those months.

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It won't be the tires. Looks like you got it resolved thanks to Tradesman, good job.

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