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Apr 7, 11:32pm - #437591 
Steering Wheel Vibration?

Hi I just upgraded from stock rims and tires to 17" Motegi MR7s on my 2003 GT. I have noticed at lower speeds (under 60mph) that the steering wheel hesitates when I turn the wheel. I am wondering if I need an alignment, or if with the larger rims my stock power steering is having a bit of trouble turning the wheel. Its no big deal, but I have noticed it and am looking for any suggestions. Thanks



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Apr 8, 11:03pm - #437592 
have them re-check the balance. if the tires are out of blance then they will cause the car to vibrate.


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Apr 9, 12:00am - #437593 
mine vibrates above 60 confused

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Apr 9, 6:41pm - #437594 
Well I bought the rims with tires, and they came balanced. I can even see the stick weights on the inside of the rim. So I don't think its that. Also mine vibrates quite a bit after 60 also, and hesitates when I turn the wheel.


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Apr 9, 7:22pm - #437595 
Might need hub rings.


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Apr 9, 7:26pm - #437596 
yeah my tires used to vibrate above 60

you need to go get ur tires balenced and that should fix ur problem thumbsup


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Apr 9, 7:32pm - #437597 
check allignment/balance


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Apr 11, 6:24am - #437598 
Alright everybody thanks alot. thumbsup


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Apr 11, 11:54pm - #437599 
let us know how you finally got it fixed

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Apr 12, 8:00pm - #437600 
yea sure I plan to get it looked at next pay check.


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Apr 14, 8:00am - #437601 
before 60 means balencing is off. above means either alignment, bad struts, or broken tire belts.


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Apr 14, 11:03am - #437602 
My steering wheel has a slight vibration at exactly 80mph. My summer and winter wheels/tires are all balanced and I've had the car aligned several times.

I've just kinda gotten used to it. I can always tell when I'm doing 80 without even looking at the speedometer.

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