car shakes and shudders mainly when braking but some during driving

Asked by Jan 17, 2016 at 03:01 PM about the 2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LS FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2005 Malibu Maxx LS, replaced all rotors and brake pads, new tires mounted and balanced, brake line, caliper,wheel bearing hub assembly and tie rod end replaced on passenger side, alignment done. During braking the car starts shaking and shuddering and feeling like its falling apart. happens occasionally when driving as well. Im about ready to just stuff a stick of dynamite in the tank and run like h@ll but I do like the car. can anyone help

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Have the engine and transmission mounts inspected as well as the front and rear suspension.

Hello I finally figured it out on the 05 Malibu an others the shake from hell when breaking it is the engine torque strut mount it looks like a little shock on the passenger side under the breather box when breaking the motor is shifting back an forth making car shake badly an motor mounts are good an everything else on car is good an tight to

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