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Old 08-22-2003, 09:51 PM
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Hmm, it'* not a ridiculous shudder where the whole car shakes a lot, just enough to feel in the petals. Well the whole car does vibrate but its not too bad. But it'* kinda loud. What could this be? I think the tires may be orginal(goodyear eagels i think). One rims has a decent size dent in it. I hope its the tires or something easy. any opinions?
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could be bent rim , tires out of balance , or worn front end parts. i would start with checking for play in front end..........if all looks good..........have tires rebalanced.
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Out of balance tends to just make the steering wheel shake, unless its really off. Take her in and have the alignment checked as well as balaning the tires.
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