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Shaking in my steering at around 70mph

Discussion in 'Wheels / Suspension / Tires / Brakes' started by truoss, Feb 27, 2005.

  1. truoss

    truoss Senior Member

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    When I hit around 70mph, something on the front end starts shaking. Not very badly, but it's not good! What could be causing this? I know my bearings are good, my axels are new, and I know my tires/wheels are balanced (both are new). What else could be wrong? thx
     
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    Lower ball joints or tie rod ends. Something u should check to make sure right away.
     
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    %90 od the time shakeing is just a wheel out of balance.
     
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    jack your car up and grab the wheel at the top and the bottom and shake it should noe move then do the sides
     
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    to check your ball joints jack it by the A arm them grad and shake the top and bottom. to check the tie rods you are supposed to have the weight of the car on the tire and shake it front and back.
     
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    who ever you got the tires from must have balanced them wrong. If you only get the shaking around 70mph then it is definatly that.
     
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    might be an alignment issue .... but the first thing i would check is the balance
    could be something stupid like a weight fell off
     
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    YouKnowWhoIBee my avatar is better.

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    what is the speed rating on them?
     
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    could be a warped rotor!!! thats wat happened to me.... check that out
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    could be a dented rim
     
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    All these posts should answer you questions.
     
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    engine mounts can cause shaking to at certain rev/speeds!
     
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    havin the same prob at about 70ish it just shakes back and forth lightly. but im almost positive its my tires, my steering wheel is cocked a lil to the left but drives straight. dunno if this is right or not but i heard someting about deflating a tire when off balanced and then pumpin it back up will fix it. it sounds to good to be trew but who knows
     
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    steering wheel cocked=bad alignment might drive straight but none the less bad-
    as long as the wheel is balances the tire psi wont make much difference
     
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