1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Q&A
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Question: problem front end shimmy
I am not very familiar with your Jeep but have you tried rotating the tires front to rear. Do the tires appear to wear evenly, no "scalloping" or uneven tire wear that may be due to bad shock absorbers? Does your Jeep have a shock absorber on the steering linkage to act as a steering damper, they leak or wear out causing symptoms like what you describe. - patrick mannion
have you had the rocker arms checked? - cccryder
what u describe sounds like what is commonly referred to as "death wobbles" common problem with lifted vehicles and oversized tires. have u recently changed tires? if so try rotating them and or re balencing them. other causes are- steering stabilizer worn,worn tie rods and or ball joints, bad tire, front end alighnment, trac bar bushings, control arm bushings, wheel bearings. thats some of the causes i have encountered, i build alot of 4x4's lol - Visitor
Steering Stabilizer shock absorber needs to be replaced - guynew34
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