Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 2,161
Street Prototype
ECelica Staff
Street Prototype

ECelica Staff
2002 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 2,161
Guam, U.S.A.
Jan 7, 3:21pm - #4023 
NEED HELP! Steering wheel's shakin!

i was drivin yesterday and i turned a very sharp curve around what... 10 or 15 Mph, i dont know but as i dove along i noticed the car wanted to go right all the time and every time i hit my breaks, i said s_h_i_t whats wrong? how far i drove like that? probably 3 or 5 miles, then i parked in a parking lot and checked my right front tire, it was flat! f_u_c_k! so i changed the tires and got my tire fixed, (a nail got into it), so they put it back on and good to go... as i was drivin 45 mph my steering wheel starts to shake like hell and its like the whole car, i stoped along side the road and checked my tire pressure and that f_u_c_K_er was on 40 psi, i lower it back to 30 which all of the 3 tires are within this pressure, back on the road and at 45 mph or 60 was normal, no shaking, i hit 80 - 100 and the steering wheel got worse shaking!
can you guys tell me whats wrong and what to do, do i have to balance the tire or somethin? thanks guys! [Razz]


[Linked Image]
Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 78
redracer
Member
redracer
2002 Absolute Red Toyota Celica
Member
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 78
Greenville, SC
Jan 7, 7:55pm - #4025 
Yeah, it sounds like your tire needs to be balanced; the one they fixed.

easy to correct, man

Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 2,161
Street Prototype
ECelica Staff
Street Prototype

ECelica Staff
2002 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 2,161
Guam, U.S.A.
Jan 7, 9:15pm - #4026 
im not dumb to drive my spare tire at 80 - 100 mph dude, i said they fixed the one thats busted and drove at that speed thumbsup , thanks for the reply guys...


[Linked Image]
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 101
celicaGTS01
Member
celicaGTS01
Member

Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 101
Pa
Jan 8, 10:37pm - #4027 
u need an alignment, get it done fast because if you don't it'll cause your tires to wear out a lot quicker

Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 820
GOLDCELICA
Senior Member
GOLDCELICA

Senior Member

Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 820
San Diego
Jan 9, 5:18pm - #4028 
alignment or balance check to make sure the new tire is going the proper way as well when they installed your tires. some people install them with the trend going opposite direction.


Originate, Innovate, Never Imitate. Since 2000-04.
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 2,161
Street Prototype
ECelica Staff
Street Prototype

ECelica Staff
2002 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 2,161
Guam, U.S.A.
Jan 9, 5:29pm - #4029 
i got it balanced and it was off by 3.25 shocked , everythings back to normal, thanks


[Linked Image]
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 820
GOLDCELICA
Senior Member
GOLDCELICA

Senior Member

Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 820
San Diego
Jan 9, 5:34pm - #4030 
Awesome! be safe.


Originate, Innovate, Never Imitate. Since 2000-04.
Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
SwiftCelGTS
SwiftCelGTS
2000 Toyota Celica
Lexington, Kentucky

Posts: 1,675
Joined: February 2004
Show All Member Profiles 
Shout Box
Recent Topics
02' Celica GT pictures - New member
by Daweed. 05/21/2017 3:34 PM
Engine Developed Slight Tapping Noise
by ciaranleeman. 05/17/2017 12:49 AM
Apexi N1 exhaust
by Felix0697. 05/15/2017 4:58 PM
Toyota celica GT 2004 - 6 gears?
by Arve2afm. 05/13/2017 5:33 AM
FS: Custom OEM Tsunami Badge
by 00BlkCeli. 05/08/2017 11:11 AM
Looking for parts sources
by Calparts. 05/05/2017 11:18 PM
2004 GTS my 6th gear going to neutral by itself
by CapistranCelica. 05/05/2017 3:16 AM
1994 Celica Veilside Body Kit
by TheFernMan. 05/02/2017 8:30 PM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20170512)