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1999 Toyota Solara Question: When driving My Solara over 65-70 mph steering wheel shakes badly VERY BAD Why?

 

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Teex, 3.0L V6, Chula Vista, CA, January 11, 2012, 16:02
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Also when I am going around a curve it actually seems like the front tires on both sides are shaking to the point I have to slow down when braking the steering wheel shakes badly as well it happened after I had 4 wheel alignment as well as wheel balance and tire rotation done it got worse what could be wrong PLEASE HELP?????

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, January 11, 2012, 20:44
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    Have the suspension and wheel bearings re checked for play or a bad/out of balance tire or rim. If you experience the steering wheel vibrating on braking it sounds like the brake rotors may be warped and need to be re-machined or replaced. It shouldn't be hard to properly diagnose what is wrong.

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    csubak30 January 11, 2012, 20:55
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    Agree with patrick. The parts most likely to have an issue is the ball joints or tie rods. They go bad and your tire will 'wobble' all the time.

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