Started with steering wheel shaking while accelerating. Now the whole front end shimmy's left to right.
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2009 Pontiac G5 Question: Steering column shaking. Front end shimmying back and forth.
Answer #1csubak30 August 27, 2013, 08:49Master
Need to check ball joints, tie rod ends and stabilizer end links.
Replyseedling30, August 27, 2013, 09:39Rookie
Thank you. I was also told it could be a bad tire by my mechanic who called me just now from Greece. Nice of him to call but he certainly can't help.
Replycsubak30, August 27, 2013, 10:48Master
A bad tire can make a lot of vibration but it will usually only pull in one direction...not back and forth as you described. Worth checking them though.
Replyseedling30, August 27, 2013, 12:59Rookie
I just bought new tites. Turns out that was the problem. And a much needed alignment. Thank you for taking the time to respond. I really appreciate it.
Answer #2Greg's Orange Auto (11870 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper August 27, 2013, 12:45Master
ALSO CK TIRE WEAR
Replyseedling30, August 27, 2013, 13:01Rookie
Yep. You nailed it. Four new tires and an alignment and Im good to go :)