Why does my car shake when I apply the brakes?
This question is about my 2003 Chevrolet Impala.

When I apply the brakes at high speeds, the car shakes.

Does anyone know why?


Radgabriella, Baton Rouge, LA

Visitor Comment


If one or more wheels are not properly balanced, then when the brake tightens upon the spinning assembly (disc or drum), the out of balance causes a shaking. This will tend to be more severe at higher speeds.

Pat S., CO

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