Erratic steering when braking
Condition Possible Cause Action
Erratic steering when braking
Worn wheel bearings
Replace wheel bearing.
Broken or sagging springs
Replace coil spring.
Leaking wheel cylinder or caliper
Repair or replace wheel cylinder or caliper.
Warped discs
Replace brake disc.
Badly worn brake linings
Replace brake shoe lining.
Drum is out of round in some brakes
Replace brake drum.
Wheel tires are inflated unequally
Inflate tires to proper pressure.
Defective wheel cylinders
Replace or repair wheel cylinder.
Disturbed front wheel alignment
Check and adjust front wheel alignment.