Q: Vehicle shook violently while driving at a speed of 30mph

asked by on May 18, 2016

My car has 64,000 miles. When I drive over 20mph, the car seriously shakes. I keep having the rotors and brakes replaced or repaired, but the problem keeps occurring. Please tell me what the problem could be.

Brake Pads Replacement $125.62 - $449.32 Get a Quote
Brake Rotor/Disc Replacement $227.65 - $1078.60 Get a Quote

Hello. I think it is possible that your rotors have warped again, and this is causing the shaking you are experiencing again.

If you do a lot of driving and heavy braking, this could cause the rotors to warp faster than normal. I would suggest that you replace the rotors instead of having them resurfaced again, as resurfacing the rotors at this point could cause the problem that you are experiencing to recur.

Have a certified technician, like one from YourMechanic, replace the brakes and rotors.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

What others are asking

Using oil blend on a car that requires synthetic oil

Looking at the information for your vehicle, it does not say that synthetic oil is required. Using a synthetic blend will be just fine. You can also switch back and forth between synthetic and non-synthetic without doing any damage. If...

Car shakes and pulls to the right

Greetings. The Mercury Mystique's shake that you are experiencing could be due to an abnormally worn tire or a worn motor mount bushing. An abnormally worn tire could cause a shake and a pull. I suggest that the tire is...

Dodge Journey 2010 won't start had diagnostic check they said everything was good

Intermittent problems with no codes are the hardest to identify the cause. You may have a problem with the fuel pump intermittently sticking off or a relay that is not coming on intermittently in the (TIPM) Totally Integrated Power Module...

Brake lights do not work.

I don't have the wiring diagram for this vehicle handy, but one thing to check is the brake light switch. Hyundai actually issues a recall on these switches. I suggest you call the dealer with the VIN of your vehicle...

Do i need to add pag oil to my cars a/c system after the condenser is replaced.2002 Chrysler Town & Country

Hello. When replacing a part like the condenser it is a good idea to add some extra oil with the new refrigerant. Most refrigerants do have some oil in them which should be enough. The majority of the oil in...

2010 VW Routan. current meilage is 56500 the freeway MPG is 24 which is good howver the local mpg now drop from 17 to 11. Why?

Gas mileage can be affected by vehicle condition, tire pressure, or even driving style. If you have been sharing the use of the car in the past year, it could be that your partner has a heavier foot than you...

Incorrect odometer mileage on dashboard

Hello. Yes, you can have your odometer reset. Keep in mind it will only be closer to accurate if you haven't been keeping record of what it should be. This is not something that can be done at home or...

Dealer found error codes C1231 and C1201. Does my car have a faulty steering angle sensor and need a new charcoal canister?

Hello. Go back and speak with your Toyota dealer. There is a Technical Service Bulletin (358305) that addresses the two problem codes and scenario you describe. The dealer will update the software for the ABS system to correct this problem....

Car making noise when I drive

If the noise is constant, it may be the bearings. If the noise is only when braking, the noise may be brake related. Bearings typically make roaring/howling noises, while brakes typically make squeaking/grinding noises. A test drive and visual inspection...

Related articles

A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Dodge Ram
While While Chrysler has decided to give Ram its very own division, it seems impossible not to think of the Ram 1500 as a Dodge. After all, you’ll still buy your 2012 Ram at a Dodge dealer, and it remains...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re a Caterer
If If you are in the catering business, you need a reliable vehicle that will provide you with what you need to transport your food, linens, and other supplies. Generally speaking, you're better off buying gently used, because you will...
2012 Chrysler 200 vs. 2012 Chevrolet Malibu: Which One Should I Buy?
When you are looking for a small-range sedan, you need to get somewhere quickly and inexpensively, and may even need to take a few kids with you. Slightly larger than a commuter car, these mid-size options offer decent gas mileage,...