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2003 Ford Explorer Question: Vibrating Steering Wheel

 

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Buckeye1, 4.0L V6, Marion, IN, March 12, 2009, 18:31
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Currently, I have a "shimmy" in my steering wheel. What may be causing this?

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    dandd March 13, 2009, 10:30
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    If the shimmy is at highway speed when going a steady say 55-65 mph, it is usually a wheel balance problem. If the shimmy happens when braking, especially from higher speeds, it is usually caused by warped rotors. When does the shimmy occur?

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    Visitor, April 17, 2010, 04:37

    Likely need your front wheels balanced if tires are good. Always run best tread on the front and have them balanced and rotated at every other oil change.

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