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Q: When applying the brakes the car jerk hard

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The car jerks when applying the brakes

Hi there. The most common cause for this is the front rotors being warped. You’ll most likely need to have the rotors replaced along with new brake pads. If you want to have this checked, consider YourMechanic, as a technician can come to your home or office to inspect your brake system and replace your rotors as necessary.

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