Most common cause is warped rotors.
If its shaking side to side could be a tire out of balance or maybe a mechanical issue (wheel bearing, alignment, etc). Probably not a safety issue, but it can wear the tires out prematurely which can be expensive. Warped brake rotors are the most likely cause if the steering wheel only shakes when applying the brakes.
Get your tires balanced and/or check the lug nuts.
Tires need to be balanced and re-aligned
The tires are out of balance...may need tires, or rim(s) are bent
More than likely your tires are out of balance. Have your tires rotated and balanced. Make sure they check for a bent wheel.
Normally this is caused by one or more of the tires out of balance. If the steering wheel is shaking then you know it is a front tire. Have all your tires rotated and balanced.
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This is a classic symptom of a tire out of balance. Have the tires inspected for damage and have the tires rotated and balanced. This should solve the problem.
You most likely need to tires for the front of your car. You should replace your tires as soon as possible.
It may be from tires being worn unevenly and off balance or the front end is out of alignment.
Are your tires balanced? I'd check that first.
Wheel Bearings are most likely worn.
There could be several reasons why the steering wheel in shaking when you are coming to a stop. Below are some things to check for: 1.You may have a knot in the side wall of one or more of your tires. 2.If you have recently had your tires rotated, this may cause your steering wheel to shake. This is because you have waited to long to rotate your tires. Put the tires back to their previous location, however, this may not correct the problem. 3.Check to see if all of your tires are wearing evenly. If they are not, take your vehicle to a certified auto shop to have the alignment corrected.
You probably need to get your tires balanced. Or replaced. If the bias goes (steel belt breaks or shifts), the car will waddle at low speeds, and the steering wheel will shake at high speeds.
you can go to grismer automotive service. They will check the tires and brakes and let you know the issues and tell you if the brakes and tires need to be replaced or serviced.
A broken strut will definitely affect your tires. They will wear quicker, and possibly off center. As for the broken strut affecting your brakes? Mainly for the fact that your car will not be performing correctly, your steering can be pulling to one side or the other, and when you brake, this can be enhanced.
Usually when the steering wheel shakes badly while driving it could mean a few things. If it shakes only when you are applying the brakes, this means you have warped rotors and they will need to be turned or replaced. If it shakes just while driving, it could be that you have 1 or more tires that are unbalanced. Check this first before proceeding. It can also indicate that a wheel alignment and perhaps steering linkage repairs are necessary.
Tires out of balance. WHEEL bent, The steering shock may be worn out.
Into the skid, meaning in the direction the rear tires are going, Think of it as, "catching the skid."
Yes, that is the purpose of brakes.
I would check brakes,shocks,and powersteering pump. I would check brakes,shocks,and powersteering pump.
If you have not had a balance and rotation on your tires within one year, this can cause shaking of your vehicle. Also, if you have a lift or heavy duty tires, your vehicle will be prone to shaking.
new tires. If the tires brake, you'll need it
Could be a minor out of balance condition with one of the tires, or a minor alignment issue that is unnoticeable at lower speeds. Also the tires may not be rated for the speeds you are attempting and are distorting. Another possibility is a harmonic imbalance, the tread of the tires may create a noise that causes a wobble in the steering, the sound is always there but raises to a harmful pitch at a certain speed.
if it shakes while your braking your front roters could be warped or if it shakes while your driving try balancing the tires at a tire shop.