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2006 torrent brakes make a howling or chattering noise however you want to say it at slow stops only on dry pavement feels like antilock issue but light not coming on .Brakes only 6 months old.it is very annoying the only thing i notice is vehicle doesnt quite stop right 4 the 2 or three seconds it is doing this.By slow stops i mean abt. 5 mph or less. Thanks dave

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  • dyork381 Nov 02, 2010

    new quality rotors and pads 5000km ago.there is no problem whatsoever at high speed or fast stops only the very slow stops 5kph or less

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Sometimes manufacturer's use the cheapest rotors available from China, I have had similar issues. My professional suggestion to you is purchase new rotors, quality ones like Brembo. This should completely alleviate your problem. This chattering or pulsating is caused by rotors being warped, the chep rotors do this after a very short period of time. Don't even bother getting your rotors turned because the problem will return after a short period of time. Happy motoring!

Posted on Oct 30, 2010

  • Derrick Nichols Nov 03, 2010

    That's your front end shaking. Check ball joints, stabilizer bar/ panhard bar. check all suspension parts and cushions. Also check front bearings and your wheels balance point.

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