Can Unbalanced tires cause car shake when braking?

With unbalanced tires, the steering wheel commonly starts shaking once you hit 55 mph, gets worse around 60 and smooths out when you go even faster. Yet another reason is sticking brake calipers. This specific problem kicks in when you hit 45 mph.

What causes front end vibration?

The most prevalent cause of vibration is problems with your wheels or tires. The potential problems include improper wheel and tire balance, uneven tire wear, separated tire tread, out of round tires, damaged wheels and even loose lug nuts.

Why is my front end shaking?

The most common reason for a car to shake is related to tires. If the tires are out of balance then the steering wheel can shake. This shaking starts at around 50-55 miles per hour (mph). If your steering wheel shakes while you are braking then the problem could be caused by “out of round” brake rotors.

Why is my car shaking when idle?

Worn out spark plugs are one of the most common causes of engine shaking. If your spark plugs are dirty or worn out they will be unable to fire properly and create the spark your engine needs to ignite the fuel. Replacing your spark plugs is typically inexpensive.