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steering wheel shake,, HELP! #231694 Jul 25, 10:03am Jul 25, 10:03am
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steering wheel shake,, HELP!
ok i got a big problem... ok my steering wheel shakes at like 55-90 mph and sometimes it dosnt shake then... its sooo weired, it will get kinda strong and then go away... it is definatly not my wheels not being balenced. i had them done 10 times and its still bad...

somebody help please

Re: steering wheel shake,, HELP! [Re: Shiftyz1x] #231695 Jul 25, 10:05am Jul 25, 10:05am
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if it's not the balance...how about getting an alignment.

99% of steering wheel shakes are either from not being balanced properly or not having a proper alignment

(the other 1% is due to a warped rim) thumbsup

Re: steering wheel shake,, HELP! [Re: Shiftyz1x] #231696 Jul 25, 10:06am Jul 25, 10:06am
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did you try an alignment?

Re: steering wheel shake,, HELP! [Re: v3n0m] #231697 Jul 25, 10:08am Jul 25, 10:08am
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yeah i think alignment should make the shakin go away thumbsup


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Re: steering wheel shake,, HELP! [Re: CELIBORGY] #231698 Jul 25, 10:13am Jul 25, 10:13am
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My old car had warped disc on both side!...When I applied the brakes the car would shake even more!... If yours is not that bad warped they can shave it out and smooth it out for ya!...good luck!... thumbsup

Re: steering wheel shake,, HELP! [Re: Virtuous_One] #231699 Jul 25, 10:18am Jul 25, 10:18am
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Do you have hubcentric rings? I have rims that made it shake like crazy but after getting hubcentric rings it went away. There is still a little shaking though so dont count on it ever being perfect.


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Re: steering wheel shake,, HELP! [Re: SLVCELI] #231700 Jul 25, 10:21am Jul 25, 10:21am
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^ I think it's just your set up 'cuz my steering wheel doesn't shake at all. So it is possible to have it perfect happywink grin

Re: steering wheel shake,, HELP! [Re: v3n0m] #231701 Jul 25, 12:27pm Jul 25, 12:27pm
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i recently got an alignment... and its still there... is ther any way to fix a warped rim???? and yes i have those ring things

Re: steering wheel shake,, HELP! [Re: Shiftyz1x] #231702 Jul 25, 2:42pm Jul 25, 2:42pm
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nebody? is ther any way to fix a warped rim????

Re: steering wheel shake,, HELP! [Re: Shiftyz1x] #231703 Jul 25, 2:53pm Jul 25, 2:53pm
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Originally Posted by Shiftyz1x
nebody? is ther any way to fix a warped rim????


Not that I am aware of. Fire it in the garbage.

Re: steering wheel shake,, HELP! [Re: Haulin_A_Doo] #231704 Jul 25, 7:38pm Jul 25, 7:38pm
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if it was a warped rim then it would still shake before 55 and after 90... any other suggestions????????

Re: steering wheel shake,, HELP! [Re: Shiftyz1x] #231705 Jul 25, 7:57pm Jul 25, 7:57pm
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I can tell you it's not the alignment. I have the worst alignment know to man and I have absolutely not a twitch in the steering wheel past or under 90. Did you try to re-torque your wheels? Loosen them and re-do the lugs in a correct fashion to the proper torque specs. How many miles on your tires? You said they were balanced 10 times, but are they new are 50,000 mile old? Maybe some suspension componant is worn or lose. If all these suggestions fail check in with a mechanic to check the parts on your suspension. CV joint, endlinks, who knows. Good luck.

Re: steering wheel shake,, HELP! [Re: hephaestus] #231706 Jul 25, 8:34pm Jul 25, 8:34pm
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thanx for the advice dude.. ill check tomorra smile smile smile

Re: steering wheel shake,, HELP! [Re: CELIBORGY] #231707 Jul 25, 8:53pm Jul 25, 8:53pm
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its either your tires arent balanced right or you have an air bubble forming in one of your tires, which i recommend for you to get checked out asap.


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air bubble????? wtf would it shake before 55 and after 90?????

Re: steering wheel shake,, HELP! [Re: Shiftyz1x] #231709 Jul 26, 9:05am Jul 26, 9:05am
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My car shook at 90+ KPH at one point in time after i installed new wheels and gts rims. I think it has something to do with the wheel balance

Re: steering wheel shake,, HELP! [Re: Shiftyz1x] #231710 Jul 26, 9:11am Jul 26, 9:11am
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yeah this mechanic told me it's called an "air bubble". i dont know how it forms, but i had it in of my tires on my 240. i had mild shaking around 60-70. he told me to change it asap, a week later it blew.


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I HAD THE EXACT SAME PROBLEM!!!! NOW I HOPE YOUR SITING DOWN... I TRUST YOU LOWERED YOU CAR, IF NOT STOP READING.



I LOWERED MY CAR AND EVERYTHING WAS FINE FOR AWHILE UNTIL MY STEERING WHEEL STARTED SHAKING AT HIGH SPEEDS LIKE 85-90. SO I TOOK IT TO A RIM/TIRE PLACE. HE SAID THAT SINCE I LOWERED MY CAR I WAS GETTING NEGETIVE CAMBER IN THE REAR, AND MY TIRES WEARING MORE ON THE INSIDE THAT THE REST OF THE TIRE. AND THAT MADE MY STEERING WHEEL SHAKE LIKE MAD. SO HE ROTATED MY WHEELS AND ALIGNED EVERYTHING. HE SAID IT IS A TEMP. FIX AND THAT I NEED NEW CAMBER LINKS TO FIX THE PROBLEM.

HOPE THAT HELPED, I TYPED IT IN ALL CAPS SO YOU WOULD CATCH IT!!

good luck!

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