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Old 11-30-2013, 09:51 PM   #1
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Loose steering wheel and shaky acceleration

For a month now I have noticed that, when I am turning left or right, the steering wheel is loose and a little shaky? Around the same time the jeep has also been vibrating heavily from stop to 5mph when you accelerate slowly. Any ideas? 2011.

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Old 12-01-2013, 03:01 AM   #2
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Accelerating sounds like a driveline issue or badly out of balance tire. Turning u-joint or tires again.
Any work done to the jeep and have you done any diagnosing?

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Old 12-01-2013, 07:20 AM   #3
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No nothing yet. I just really noticed it a few days ago and now am starting to question it. I'm going to do that today.
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Old 12-01-2013, 09:04 AM   #4
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Slow speed wobble sounds like belt separation in one of the front tires.
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Old 12-01-2013, 09:30 AM   #5
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Slow speed wobble sounds like belt separation in one of the front tires.
Can this happen with modern tires ?
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Old 12-01-2013, 09:49 AM   #6
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Can this happen with modern tires ?
Goodyear MTR Kevlar early release tires had this happen. The off-road shop near me cut one open and it was separating internally. I wouldn't ever buy those tires again. I had two shaped like eggs out of five and they needed balancing every 3,000 miles

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