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Old 07-14-2010, 04:40 PM   #1
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death wobble - steering damper

Hey everybody, I have a problem.
That is: roads here became really bad, after a hard winter (Im speaking about national roads), and one week ago after a trip trough a particulary damaged I had the "death wobble" experience :P (luckly I read about it here so didn't scared me, just slowed down, went on, got upset, took the jeep to the dealer, the steering damper is loose, they will replace it, still under warranty). Now, since I have no experience whatsoever with service matters, my question is: there's something else I need to ask them to check? the part will come in one week.
Except for the "death wobble" that happend 3 times in one week, I now feel like the front wheels are "shaking" more when the road is bad.
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Have them check your ball joints and make sure that all your suspension parts are properly torqued to spec.

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Old 07-14-2010, 04:54 PM   #3
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Have the tires rebalanced and a front end alignment.
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Old 07-14-2010, 05:06 PM   #4
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Ok, I'll do that, thank you guys
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Old 07-14-2010, 05:51 PM   #5
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Have the tires rebalanced and a front end alignment.
I can't believe I forgot that one! I beleive there is a TSB regarding replacment of the stock SS. 2010's got a much beefier one than previous years.
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