If you pinch off the brake line (vice grips will work) you can
isolate the problem. If it goes away then it is probably a bad rotor. A
dial indicator will tell you if it is warped. If you act before 9/1 you
can get the whole set up from Harbor Freight for about $18 dollars.
On Mon, 18 Aug 1997, Randy Rees (Volt Computer) wrote:
> this actually is only felt in the brake pedal, not in the car or
> steering. go figure!
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Trevor Boicey [SMTP:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Monday, August 18, 1997 4:46 PM
> > To: Randy Rees (Volt Computer)
> > Cc: 'mg'
> > Subject: Re: Try and figure this one out. Anybody? Please give me
> > some Ideas!!!!!
> > Randy Rees (Volt Computer) wrote:
> > >
> > > Still no help!!. I am at a loss and can't afford to park it,
> > I
> > > need this for daily transportation.
> > A similar thing happened to me when I missed a corner
> > in the Corolla I was just posting about, back in the 80s.
> > It turned out to be a snapped steering rack, beleive it
> > or not.
> > I drove it for at least 3-4 months like that, without
> > being able to find the problem. The symptom was that
> > one certain radius of turn, of which there was one on
> > my way home from school, would cause one wheel
> > to oscillate and the whole car would tremble.
> > It was such a minor inconvenience on the road, I never
> > really panicked, I just kept driving it and every now
> > and then would think "jeez I really would like to know
> > what that wobble is, oh well".
> > Other than that corner, it drove just fine, I guess
> > I was steering with one wheel and the other was
> > freewheeling.
> > Check the steering linkage.
> > --
> > Trevor Boicey
> > Ottawa, Canada
> > firstname.lastname@example.org
> > http://www.brit.ca/~tboicey/