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Steering wheel vibration a problem?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Specs&Beard Oct 19. 31 Replies

Hey all, I bought a used car a couple years ago with 70k on it and I've put another 20k on since then. The vehicle has had a bit of steering wheel vibration at highway speeds ever since I bought it.…Continue

Diagnosing foot pain brought on by running

Started this discussion. Last reply by Emerson Sep 16. 7 Replies

Hey all, over the last month or so I've been running a couple times a week. That's not really new for me but I did get out of habit over the long winter. Anyway, I've developed a bit of a foot issue…Continue

Decision on delaying education

Started this discussion. Last reply by David F. Aug 7, 2013. 16 Replies

Hello everyone! I've been an AOM reader for awhile now, hoping to get some insight on a life decision.  I've been planning on starting grad school this fall but, without going into to many details,…Continue

 

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Specs&Beard replied to N Fan's discussion Steering wheel vibration a problem?
"I had that problem in my old car.  Turned out to be a bent rim.  Got one used for 85 bucks."
Oct 19
N Fan replied to N Fan's discussion Steering wheel vibration a problem?
"Thanks for the advice, generic or otherwise. I really just needed motivation to have the issue looked at by a professional mechanic, and you guys gave me that. I did get the front end aligned and tires balanced about a week and a half ago. The shop…"
Aug 24
Michael D. Denny replied to N Fan's discussion Steering wheel vibration a problem?
"people giving advice without even knowing the year make or model Because in this case that information is irrelevant. "
Aug 23
Michael D. Denny replied to N Fan's discussion Steering wheel vibration a problem?
"Balance, not alignment. "
Aug 23
Michael D. Denny replied to N Fan's discussion Steering wheel vibration a problem?
"Just keep going faster until it evens out."
Aug 23
Liam Strain replied to N Fan's discussion Steering wheel vibration a problem?
"Most commonly, front end vibration that only manifests over 65 mph - yes, and Escort and a Merc are both likely to suffer from either wheel imbalance or other front suspension problem. There are few other things it even *could* be - regardless of…"
Aug 23
Native Son replied to N Fan's discussion Steering wheel vibration a problem?
"In other words, it's usually an out of balance tire."
Aug 23
Gentleman Engineer replied to N Fan's discussion Steering wheel vibration a problem?
"I recently possessed a situation of a similar nature. However, the vibration of the steering was intermittent in nature. The tires were all rebalanced. In addition, the front and rear tires were swapped. None of these  remedies corrected the…"
Aug 22
Bob Brower replied to N Fan's discussion Steering wheel vibration a problem?
"Liam Strain :  your answer tells me i am in the wrong place. your going to tell me a an S class Mercedes  and a Ford Escort have the same type of front end and develop the same issues leading to a shake and cupping of tires ?  Are you…"
Aug 22
Liam Strain replied to N Fan's discussion Steering wheel vibration a problem?
"This is not a make/model specific question. Knowing the year and make of the car doesn't change the diagnosis with this car behavior. It's a general question (X behavior under Y conditions) with a general answer (usually Z type of…"
Aug 22
Bob Brower replied to N Fan's discussion Steering wheel vibration a problem?
"I guess i do not understand this forum. I work two other forums daily, " Ford powerstroke" and "oil burner" . there is a lot of great information posted on these , people come there looking for advice and really do get it. if…"
Aug 22
Native Son replied to N Fan's discussion Steering wheel vibration a problem?
"Amigo. If the steering wheel only shakes at highway speeds, he's got a tire or a tire & front suspension problem.  PERIOD. It doesn't matter a whit what kind of car it is.  Per the OP's post, the steering wheel was…"
Aug 22
Jack Bauer replied to N Fan's discussion Steering wheel vibration a problem?
"It was a general question that got a general answer.  Since I'm not terribly aware of the specifics issues that'd be changed by year, make and model ... it probably wouldn't change my answer much.  Since it wouldn't…"
Aug 22
Rick Shelton replied to N Fan's discussion Steering wheel vibration a problem?
"We're not mechanics, or should I say not professional mechanics so we go by our experiences with our various cars.  Whether the vehicle is a Dodge Dart or a Chevy Corvette there are certain things it could be, yes some things are more…"
Aug 22
Bob Brower replied to N Fan's discussion Steering wheel vibration a problem?
"all cars are not the same . some cars have problems that i run into all the times , same cars over and over  for example  the first gen toyota prius had tire wear problems , the 73 chevy pickup had issues with lower control arm bushings .…"
Aug 22
Richard replied to N Fan's discussion Steering wheel vibration a problem?
"Could be worn ball joints-- NOT A GOOD THING!  You need to get this checked-- it could be dangerous. http://www.ebay.com/gds/How-Do-I-Know-If-My-Car-Has-Bad-Ball-Joints-/10000000177633328/g.html"
Aug 22

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