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#1 (permalink) Old 06-19-2008, 12:11 PM
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1995 325i convertible-vibration felt in steering wheel

I have many miles on my BMW. A few months ago my brake replace light came on. Unfortunately I did not address the situation for about two more months. Just before i did have the brakes replaced I noticed that when I put on the brakes immediately thereaftr I could hear a noise like I need a new belt for my powere steering, which I believe I have, and a vibration in the steering wheel. It was not continous however. I had the brakes and the belts replaced yet still have this condition all be it does not seem as bad. Any ideas for me?
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Sounds like maybe your brake rotors are warped.

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I agree!... warped rotors cause vibration on braking.

Either have them turned if they haven't reached minimum thickness; or consider replacing them if they are no longer serviceable...
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