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post #1 of 3 Old 02-19-2010, 05:13 AM Thread Starter
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My '01 F250 7.3 has bad brake chatter - shakes whole truck. Doesn't do it as bad when everything is cold. Really bad when it heats up?????

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I just did the brakes on my truck for shaking and vibrations. I first replaced rotors and pads on the rear that realy needed it anyway and it never improved. So yesterday I did the front rotor and pads and it its realy smooth. Rotors for these trucks are not cheap, but my life depends on it so $500 every 100K is not so bad.

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Thanks, I pretty much figured that's what it was, especially since I have 250k on mine

I'm taking it in next Monday to my diesel guy for a potential fuel leak and he will take care of the breaks...

10/4 on safety, especially as heavy as that extended cab and 8' bed monster is...
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