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Old 02-26-2010, 06:25 AM   #1
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I have been having a problem when driving at higher speeds.It seems that when i hit about 50mph one of the front wheels or both seem to start a nasty wobble as if maybe out of balance. Once i get to about 60mph it stops and its fine. what do u guys think this might be?

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Old 02-26-2010, 06:32 AM   #2
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Sounds like the dreaded Death Wobble! but that doesn't usually stop until you slow down, whens the last time you got an alignment?

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Old 02-26-2010, 06:41 AM   #3
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um not really sure actually. but it defiantly stops once i get past that speed, if im turning at that speed like on the highway its worse.sometimes i will slow down to stop it then speed back up and its fine. idk i am not very knowledgeable about mechanics.all though i have done most my work so far and very happy about that.just dont know how to pin point the problem.once i do i know i can correct it. its been suggested maybe tie rod, or front wheel balance.not sure
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Hello,
I have been having a problem when driving at higher speeds.It seems that when i hit about 50mph one of the front wheels or both seem to start a nasty wobble as if maybe out of balance. Once i get to about 60mph it stops and its fine. what do u guys think this might be?
I had the same problem at the same speeds and it was a wheel balance problem. Had them rebalanced and it has been gone for months now.
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Old 02-26-2010, 06:51 AM   #5
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well i just started to read the DW sticky and thats def what i have going on so that should guide me in the right direction thnks
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Well since it starts and then stops, it sounds like its an issue with the wheels and their rotation speed. All lug nuts torqued down and such? My lug nuts always loosen themselves about once a month, its really annoying

Edit: Looks like I was a bit late
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Old 02-26-2010, 07:06 AM   #7
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well i will certainly check, i live in buffalo and i kinda do not have a garage so i kinda lack the upkeep in the winter hate the snow but love plow through it with my jeep lol

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