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jamison67 10-26-2008 07:40 PM

Car shaking
well when im driving around 70k is were it starts but when im driving it shaks very rapidly ,i just put new tires on the frt and had them balanced ,if any body can let me now what they think it might be that would be great thanks

elroy 10-26-2008 07:47 PM

hmm shaking would be out of balance but since you did that already i gues that would rule that out. check to see if the tires are on properly, maybe they forgot to tighten them

propr'one 10-26-2008 07:52 PM

rims tires on straight/tightened/balanced,

ball joints, control arms, alignment.

that's where i'd start.

5thseries 10-26-2008 07:59 PM

Check the drive shaft..

e30_kid89 10-26-2008 09:14 PM

probably the driveshaft center support bearing and/or the driveshaft u-joints giving out.

Nguyen_E30 10-26-2008 09:44 PM

hard to really diagnose the problem online. best to bring it to a mechanic and get an opinion. this could be due to a lot of things including a broken engine mount and what is mentioned above. just bring it to a mechanic and they'll tell you. thats your best bet.

BmW1819 10-26-2008 10:15 PM

if u just put tires on and it just started to happen than it's either the rims are bent or tires are shit :) but if it was happening before :(

Ej_Red 11-02-2008 06:44 PM

Like mentioned before, if it started after you put new tires on then tires/balance is your problem. Otherwise, it could be anything that causes shimmy condition. Where do you feel the vibration, steering wheel or driveline? Check for worn out ball joints, other suspension components. Could be seized u joint on the driveshaft.

slimjim 11-02-2008 07:08 PM


Originally Posted by e30_kid89 (Post 1218851)
probably the driveshaft center support bearing and/or the driveshaft u-joints giving out.

if it was the center support bearing, u would feel the vibration in lower gears where there is more torque.....ask me how i know *shiner*

oes the vibratngo away when u give more gas? how about when u press the clutch down to drop the rpms, does it still vibrate?

are they the same rims with the new tires or new rims 2?

iignite 11-02-2008 09:43 PM

did it shake before you got your tires mounted? if so, bring them back to double check for improper balancing. If not, check all above posts

We would need more information on what is shaking and at what speeds, such as steering wheel shaking, shaking when braking, off the highway, heavy acc, etc..

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