Front end shimmy on 2005 Ford Focus

Since new, there is a pronounced front end shimmy. Comes on at about 35 mph and goes away at 40 mph. Have had tires balanced and rotated and front end aligned - no effect. Any ideas on cause and fix? Thanks

by in West Covina, CA on August 11, 2009
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ANSWER by on August 31, 2009
Sounds like out of balance condition, but I have a old GTO that did the same thing and the tire shop installed new tires and balanced them and it still had a shimmy, so went to a different shop and had the tires rebalanced and sure enough on of the tires was out of balance
COMMENT by on August 24, 2010
replace your pitman are and idler arm
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