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Old 09-13-2011, 11:34 AM   #1
champ0202
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Steering wheel vibrates?

- I have had my drive shaft balanced, and replaced the u-joints. Both front bearings and rear bearings have been replaced. Shocks, struts, and strut mount bearings also replaced.
- When doing speeds over 100km the steering wheel will vibrate sometimes worse than others. When doing right turns between 60km - 80km (highway ramps) the steering wheel vibrates excessively.
- Under breaking the car does not pull and the wheel does not vibrate.
I am not sure what else to check or replace, does anyone have any suggestions?
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Old 09-13-2011, 12:12 PM   #2
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did you balance your rims & tires?
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Old 09-13-2011, 12:58 PM   #3
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I did last summer, just to be safe I just removed the tires and all the weights appear to still be on. (sometimes they can fall off if the rim wasn’t clean when weights applied.)
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Old 09-13-2011, 01:10 PM   #4
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I did last summer, just to be safe I just removed the tires and all the weights appear to still be on. (sometimes they can fall off if the rim wasn’t clean when weights applied.)
Even under normal driving, the balance can be off.

I would suggest minimum rotation, otherwise, re-balance the wheels.
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Old 09-14-2011, 01:55 AM   #5
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Check your control arm bushings and/or your control arm ball joints...
Or... your front suspension work is "suspect".... double check those.

Just me 2 cents...
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Old 09-19-2011, 09:57 PM   #6
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What kind of tires do you have and how many KM on them?
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Old 10-01-2011, 06:47 PM   #7
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steering wheel

your steering shaft knuckle is wore out its the one that is near the steering rack looks like a alumium box
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