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Old 03-11-2003, 03:07 AM
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i have a question, whenever i start driving the car in the morning, the front of the car seems to wobble and feels like the tires are out of balance..but they arent..usually i will have a lack of power associated with this...like the car hesitates and doesnt have much pick up...and sometimes..its great the front of the car is tight and it feels okay to drive....any suggestions..
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i have a question, whenever i start driving the car in the morning, the front of the car seems to wobble and feels like the tires are out of balance..but they arent..usually i will have a lack of power associated with this...like the car hesitates and doesnt have much pick up...and sometimes..its great the front of the car is tight and it feels okay to drive....any suggestions..
Maybe soft tires? In cold weather you lose about a pound of pressure for every 10 degree drop, if not more, and if it'* really cold out, maybe you're getting flat spots from the tires being underinflated and sitting too low. The sidewalls bulge outwards and cold weather lets them "freeze" that way, kind of, until you've driven on them a while.

I would get them inflated to 32-35 psi or so today, and see if things are any better tomorrow.
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but would that explain the noticeable loss of "pep"
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If they are cold, and slipping on snow maybe. Check your CV boots and tranny fluid. Maybe it'* got some KR too..
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