Death Wobble? - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ General Discussion Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 12-03-2012, 04:00 PM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Texas
Posts: 539
Death Wobble?

Ok Jeepers I have a problem. At 55mph my jeep st

IWANNAOFFROAD is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-03-2012, 04:24 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
Moabrubi's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Posts: 1,576
I feel like this has been covered before... Did you know that there is a search button in the top corner? Every answer to death wobble is there, you just have to put forth some effort and search for the answer. Unless you have tried everything that the search suggests, then post a new thread. You shouldn't expect the answer spoonfed to you all the time.

These links are just from the first 2 pages, I know you can search too.

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/dea...lp-202461.html

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/i-kn...se-200710.html

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f8/fixi...on-191850.html

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/is-t...le-185638.html

death wobble

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/deat...em-199397.html

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/beg...le-197168.html

Advice needed on the dreaded "Death Wobbles"

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/death-wobble-25090.html

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/new-...dw-194016.html

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/deat...ep-192458.html

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/dea...ix-188162.html

Moabrubi is online now   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-03-2012, 04:32 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
UnlimitedRubicon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: behind enemy lines fighting the Caliban
Posts: 1,150
Quote:
Originally Posted by IWANNAOFFROAD View Post
Ok Jeepers I have a problem.

Yes, you do.
UnlimitedRubicon is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-03-2012, 05:16 PM   #4
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Texas
Posts: 539
Ok Jeepers I have a problem. At 55mph my jeep starts shaking and and same with my wheel. I have had the alignment done and new rims and a steering stabilizer and drive shaft replacement. I don't know what it could be. I'm going to take it to discount tires and see if its that. What else could it be?http://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=plcp&v=UNBOZF-Ot8Ehttp://Ok Jeepers I have a problem. ...NBOZF-Ot8E</a>
IWANNAOFFROAD is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-03-2012, 05:17 PM   #5
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Texas
Posts: 539
Quote:
Originally Posted by Moabrubi
I feel like this has been covered before... Did you know that there is a search button in the top corner? Every answer to death wobble is there, you just have to put forth some effort and search for the answer. Unless you have tried everything that the search suggests, then post a new thread. You shouldn't expect the answer spoonfed to you all the time.

These links are just from the first 2 pages, I know you can search too.

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/dea...lp-202461.html

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/i-kn...se-200710.html

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f8/fixi...on-191850.html

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/is-t...le-185638.html

death wobble

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/deat...em-199397.html

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/beg...le-197168.html

Advice needed on the dreaded "Death Wobbles"

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/death-wobble-25090.html

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/new-...dw-194016.html

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/deat...ep-192458.html

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/dea...ix-188162.html
Sorry it wouldn't let me add more. Look what I just posted .
IWANNAOFFROAD is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-03-2012, 05:18 PM   #6
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Texas
Posts: 539
Quote:
Originally Posted by UnlimitedRubicon

Yes, you do.
???
IWANNAOFFROAD is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-03-2012, 05:19 PM   #7
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Texas
Posts: 539
Quote:
Originally Posted by Moabrubi
I feel like this has been covered before... Did you know that there is a search button in the top corner? Every answer to death wobble is there, you just have to put forth some effort and search for the answer. Unless you have tried everything that the search suggests, then post a new thread. You shouldn't expect the answer spoonfed to you all the time.

These links are just from the first 2 pages, I know you can search too.

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/dea...lp-202461.html

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/i-kn...se-200710.html

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f8/fixi...on-191850.html

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/is-t...le-185638.html

death wobble

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/deat...em-199397.html

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/beg...le-197168.html

Advice needed on the dreaded "Death Wobbles"

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/death-wobble-25090.html

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/new-...dw-194016.html

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/deat...ep-192458.html

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/dea...ix-188162.html
Also I looked through the search and could not fit me description
IWANNAOFFROAD is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-03-2012, 05:27 PM   #8
Jeeper
 
UnlimitedRubicon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: behind enemy lines fighting the Caliban
Posts: 1,150
slight shimmy ≠ death wobble
UnlimitedRubicon is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-03-2012, 05:50 PM   #9
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Texas
Posts: 539
Quote:
Originally Posted by UnlimitedRubicon
slight shimmy &ne; death wobble
So what's the problem?
IWANNAOFFROAD is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-03-2012, 06:28 PM   #10
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Texas
Posts: 539
So I just had them balanced and have the same exact problem.
IWANNAOFFROAD is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-03-2012, 06:32 PM   #11
Jeeper
 
tbensor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 1,145
Did it start after you hit the curb?
__________________
My Toys
2003 RED Jeep Wrangler X - Can't stop adding stuff and updating.
2014 White Jeep Liberty Sport
2011 Carbon Black GMC Yukon Denali
2007 Black GMC Sierra 2500HD 4x4 Duramax/Allison
2007 Keystone Laredo 284BHS TT
tbensor is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-03-2012, 07:38 PM   #12
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Texas
Posts: 539
Quote:
Originally Posted by tbensor
Did it start after you hit the curb?
No it was way before that. I was just fed up with it today so I took the video of it.
IWANNAOFFROAD is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-03-2012, 07:43 PM   #13
Jeeper
 
Moabrubi's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Posts: 1,576
Quote:
Originally Posted by IWANNAOFFROAD View Post
No it was way before that. I was just fed up with it today so I took the video of it.
LOL, I just watched your video dude, that's nowhere near death wobble. That's a baby shimmy from something like unbalanced tires.

This is death wobble:

Moabrubi is online now   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-03-2012, 07:44 PM   #14
Jeeper
 
Smittys04Rubicon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 29
I had it bad were I wasn't able to drive it over 35. My steering stabilizer had a dead spot in it. The front track bar was a 1/4 turn loose and the fitting from the dropped pitman arm to drag link was shot. Rides like a Cadillac after that!
Smittys04Rubicon is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-03-2012, 08:10 PM   #15
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Texas
Posts: 539
Quote:
Originally Posted by Moabrubi

LOL, I just watched your video dude, that's nowhere near death wobble. That's a baby shimmy from something like unbalanced tires.

This is death wobble:

I don't know if it was death wobble or not that's why I put the questions mark and I already said I got the tires balanced
IWANNAOFFROAD is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-03-2012, 08:24 PM   #16
Jeeper
 
Moabrubi's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Posts: 1,576
Quote:
Originally Posted by IWANNAOFFROAD View Post
I don't know if it was death wobble or not that's why I put the questions mark and I already said I got the tires balanced
A simple search would have showed that it's not death wobble. I don't think you put a lot of effort into this . So what you got the tires balanced? I've had tires that shimmy no matter what, it could be the tires.
Moabrubi is online now   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-03-2012, 08:28 PM   #17
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Texas
Posts: 539
Quote:
Originally Posted by Moabrubi View Post
A simple search would have showed that it's not death wobble. I don't think you put a lot of effort into this . So what you got the tires balanced? I've had tires that shimmy no matter what, it could be the tires.
They said the tires were fine I have been to two different Discount Tires to get it done.
IWANNAOFFROAD is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-03-2012, 08:31 PM   #18
Jeeper
 
Smittys04Rubicon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 29
Get your tires trued
Smittys04Rubicon is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-03-2012, 08:34 PM   #19
Jeeper
 
Moabrubi's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Posts: 1,576
Quote:
Originally Posted by IWANNAOFFROAD View Post
They said the tires were fine I have been to two different Discount Tires to get it done.
The tires may look fine, but they can still shimmy like mine did.

If your still not satisfied then take off your steering stabilizer and go for a drive. If it gets worse then your SS is masking a bigger issue.
Moabrubi is online now   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-03-2012, 08:49 PM   #20
Jeeper
 
tbensor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 1,145
for some reason I can't watch the video
__________________
My Toys
2003 RED Jeep Wrangler X - Can't stop adding stuff and updating.
2014 White Jeep Liberty Sport
2011 Carbon Black GMC Yukon Denali
2007 Black GMC Sierra 2500HD 4x4 Duramax/Allison
2007 Keystone Laredo 284BHS TT
tbensor is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-03-2012, 08:51 PM   #21
Jeeper
 
tbensor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 1,145
I had to go to youtube and search your name. That is tire balance
__________________
My Toys
2003 RED Jeep Wrangler X - Can't stop adding stuff and updating.
2014 White Jeep Liberty Sport
2011 Carbon Black GMC Yukon Denali
2007 Black GMC Sierra 2500HD 4x4 Duramax/Allison
2007 Keystone Laredo 284BHS TT
tbensor is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-03-2012, 09:13 PM   #22
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Texas
Posts: 539
Quote:
Originally Posted by Moabrubi View Post
The tires may look fine, but they can still shimmy like mine did.

If your still not satisfied then take off your steering stabilizer and go for a drive. If it gets worse then your SS is masking a bigger issue.
Ok I will try that. My grandpa looked at it today and he said there is some play in the tire rod ends. So I will look at that too.
IWANNAOFFROAD is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-03-2012, 09:14 PM   #23
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Texas
Posts: 539
Quote:
Originally Posted by tbensor View Post
I had to go to youtube and search your name. That is tire balance
Im sorry here is another link

IWANNAOFFROAD is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:49 AM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC