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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Oct 12th, 00, 01:50 PM Thread Starter
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I am experiencing popping brakes on a 1990 pontiac firebird. has 67,000 mi. owned since new. Only pops at extremely slow speed, as when pulling in driveway, stopping at red light/stop sign. Stop and go situations. have new brakes, new calipers, and still popping, Any ideas?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old Oct 12th, 00, 05:14 PM
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May not even be the brakes, I've had several older cars with the same symptom, always turned out to be ball joints. Not sure on the newer suspensions though.......KZ

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old Oct 12th, 00, 06:19 PM
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Struts or ball joints.

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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old Oct 26th, 00, 06:26 AM
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Check for warped front brake rotors.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old Oct 27th, 00, 01:04 AM
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I would also look at the upper A frame bushings. It will pop if the shims for the alinement have got loose and fallen out also.

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