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Old 06-06-2007, 05:24 PM   #1
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I'm well aware of the problems some Bonneville'* have with road vibration, especially those of us with stock RS-A'* mounted. I have minimal vibration thanks to two trips to the road-force balancer about a year ago but now something odd is occuring. When around 50 mph, I get a slight vibration but it worsens severely if the wheel is turned to the right through a corner. Still a tire issue or CV-joint related? I'm not noticing any noises from the right-front axle assembly area.

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I've been chatting with another guy on BC about EXACTLY the same issue. We both noticed that turning the wheel just a touch to the left or right, there is a slight vibration. I just did two different rims and new tires and still had the problem. Then I took it in for a 4 wheel alignment and voila! no more vibration. Pain in the butt, but well worth all my trouble. And I was very careful to eliminate things as I went along.
No parts were replaced in the alignment. I was told that alignment is VERY sensitive in the 00+. (ours are SSEi, but I don't think that makes a difference).

Good luck with yours.

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We both noticed that turning the wheel just a touch to the left or right, there is a slight vibration.
Mine shakes like a wet poodle. Probably the same issue though. Thanks.
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CV joint all the way... Ive had two replaced already, good thing the last one was under warranty.
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