97 mark viii what could cause the front end to shimmy then when i hit the brakes they locked up on me

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Asked by madspan Nov 22, 2011 at 02:42 AM about the 1997 Lincoln Mark VIII 2 Dr STD Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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papa
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the shimmy could be from worn out parts,warped rotors,as for the brakes locking up,bad brake calapers or a problem with the ABS system

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Lee Swindells
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alos try lower control arm bushings had the same problem with my 97 bout 150 a side

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