Right thumping feeling on 2003 Chevrolet Venture

I noticed bumping kind of feeling like a warped tire feeling. (not that that is it, just describing feel) The brakes and rotors have been replaced and just had new tires put on..the thumping is still there. You can feel it some what in the steering wheel, but you really notice it when you are the passenger. Help..

by in Morristown, IN on March 23, 2009
2 answers
ANSWER by on March 24, 2009
If you have a four wheel drive model possibly the front cv shaft is worn and coming in and out of balance as you drive. Napa has rebuilt cv shafts for about $130
ANSWER by on May 23, 2010
This probably would be your cv shaft, but it wouldn't hurt to check out your wheel bearings, after you have it jack up place your hands on 12 o'clock and 6 o'clock and try to "wiggle" your tire also do the same with your hands in a 3 o'clock and a 9 o'clock position, if you have any play, then you need to replace your wheel bearings. Also just kind of spin the tire with your hand and feel if it is spinning smoothly, if it doesn't seem to want to spend, you need wheel bearings, if it does, your good.

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