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Old 04-15-2010, 11:05 AM
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Default Steering Wheel Vibration at 60mph

I am getting a pretty good vibration from my wheel at 60mph. Here is the interesting part. I work at a tire shop and the first thing i did was check my balance which was fine. I just had an alignment three weeks ago. I also have brand new hub bearing and axles on the front. O and the tires are brand new as well. I am pretty sure it is not warped rotors because I had warped rotors before and the wheel only shook when i hit the brake. Now the wheel shakes while accelerating, coasting and braking.

So needless to say I am a little frustrated.
Any ideas? Could a warped rotor possibly cause a vibration even when i am not pressing on the brake?
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Old 04-15-2010, 11:07 AM
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check your tie rod ends i had to replace my driver side outter
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Sounds like a loose tie rod end. Check for any play. You could also try switching the front and rear tires around and see if that changes anything.
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I forgot to mention that both front outer tie rods ends are new too. I did those when I got the alignment. I do a lot of driving so in the last month or so I have replaced a lot of things on the front end. I will check the tires but all four are brand new. Maybe two weeks old to be exact.
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may be the inners or defective parts on the outers. who did the work?
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may be the inners or defective parts on the outers. who did the work?
I did one however I could not get the castle nut off of the passenger side so I took it to the shop. They put the passenger tie rod on and did the alignment.

So the inner tie rods could cause a vibration?
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Anything that is loose on the steering linkage will cause vibration.
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have you checked your hubs recently? if bad / loose they can make a wobble
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I think he said those were new.
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oops my bad read to fast
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