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Old 05-10-2012, 08:06 AM   #1
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Steering issues

I have an 05 lj and at low speeds making turns the steering is not smooth and feels lil jerky. Like it if was in.4 low and tried to turn but not as bad. I know its not in.4 and it was example how its acting. I can let steering wheel go and i can see it jerk little movements till its straight. Not sure what could be causing it at low speeds.

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Old 05-11-2012, 08:12 PM   #2
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Old 05-11-2012, 08:47 PM   #3
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Sounds like an alignment issue. Have you had it checked.
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Old 05-11-2012, 08:56 PM   #4
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No but it dont do it with my 33 or its not as noticeable but i did not hit anything and it just started doing it. Not sure why its doing this.
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Old 05-11-2012, 09:04 PM   #5
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Front axle u-joints? Have you checked them?
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Old 05-11-2012, 09:11 PM   #6
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How do i check them
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Old 05-11-2012, 09:43 PM   #7
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In this situation I would jack up both front tires and spin each wheel by hand, spin each one while the wheel is pointing straight forward, then each one with the wheel fully turned in each direction. A bad u-joint will make it harder to spin when the wheel is turned. See how it feels, you can do just one wheel at a time if you don't have jack stands.
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Old 05-11-2012, 10:25 PM   #8
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Oh ok thanks ill try that

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