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    Thread: Can dead strut mounts/bearings cause a front end shake?

    1. Member ll Black Blurr ll's Avatar
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      06-23-2009 09:33 AM #1
      Steering wheels shakes pretty bad at 50-60mph+ only when I let of the throttle. So far I changed the whole tie rod assembly and had my wheels balanced but it's still there. I know my strut mounts/bearings are bad, could this be the problem?
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    2. 06-23-2009 03:30 PM #2
      does it make a noise when it shakes? i had the same problem, and when i let the steering wheel go, it pulls to the side, i got my drivers side tie rod replace, and my bearings and it does not do it anymore, AKA, get those new bearings slapped on.

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      06-23-2009 04:49 PM #3
      cv axle

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      06-23-2009 07:00 PM #4
      Right now as far as I know it's only making noise when I turn the steering wheel at a dead stop or really slow speed.
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      06-23-2009 07:06 PM #5
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      cv axle

      What The!!?

      I don't think its the axle because I don't have this problem with the stock 15's.

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      06-23-2009 07:40 PM #6
      then why do you think its you strut mounts?

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      06-23-2009 08:58 PM #7
      I don't that's why I'm asking...The place where I had my wheels balanced told me I need new ones.
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      06-25-2009 08:14 AM #8
      Any other thoughts? The vibration/shake stops when I am on the throttle for some reason. It also seems to diminish at 85mph.

      Replaced the mounts/bearings and I still have the same problem.


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      06-29-2009 08:55 AM #9
      How's your motor mounts?

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      06-29-2009 11:25 AM #10
      Quote, originally posted by hazardous »
      How's your motor mounts?

      No lie, I probably do need new mounts. Would this cause the shake only at 50mph+ and stop after 85mph+?

      After replacing the bearings/mounts I rotated the wheels and the shake seemed to subside a lot. I gotta feeling it could be the tires.

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