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Rotate and balance

Recently bought a car a few months ago and got the carfax update the other day apparently the previous owner never rotated the tires so I proceeded to do so yesterday. While getting the rotation the ...
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Are my tires warped or did I just get a bad balance job?

I recently dismounted/remounted (w/ hand tools) my tires (235/70) to refinish my aluminum wheels (sand/polish). After completing the job, I brought them into the shop to get balanced. Brought the ...
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Will driving 4 unbalanced tires to a shop for balancing cause any issue on the suspension/alignment?

I've refinished all 4 aluminum wheels on a 2wd 2001 Toyota Tacoma. In the process, I dismounted the tires (235/70) and flipped them (so the white lettering is on the inside) and removed all existing ...
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Importance of balancing lug nuts?

I want to install one locking lug nut on each wheel for security. These are slightly larger than standard lug nuts and I wonder if it will cause problems with wheel balance. McGard claims that their ...
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Where can I find (Wheel alignment softwares) to download and use?

I've been searching the web for a long time to find any wheel alignment softwares but I couldn't find any ! please inform me if you know where to download or buy one. Thank you
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Is wheel alignment/balancing necessary after every tyre rotation?

I gave my hyundai Elite i20 for second servicing(5000 Kms) and according to user manual the service center was supposed to do tyre rotation, but the service manager told me that without doing wheel ...
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Shaking on winter tires

I recently had a customer come back with the complaint that around 110km/hr the vehicle is very shaky after installing winter tires. I retorqued all four tires and none of the lugs moved. Air ...
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Steering Wheel Lost Sensitivity

After driving a 340 mile round-trip I realized that my car didnt feel right driving local this morning. My steering wheel lost some of its sensitivity. It just feels too "loose". I have a 2019 Honda ...
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On Car Tire Balancing in Automatic Cars

Will doing "On Car Tire Balancing" for balancing wheels of Automatic transmissions cars cause any issues to the transmission? You can see an On-Car balancer in this YouTube video.
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Car feels imbalanced but difficult to find problem

I have a Hyundai Tuscani Coupe 2006. One day I was driving fast and there was a ditch in one side of the road. Thinking I'm a rally racer I just went into the ditch and noticed the rear of the car ...
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I feel small bumps while driving

I just received a brand new Hyundai Santafe a week ago. I started feeling a small bump (that also allow the rear (right) second row seats to vibrate). The small bumps start at very low speeds (20km/h) ...
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Can I balance my wheels at home?

My 2003 Opel Agila steering wheel shakes and the car vibrates from 65-80mph, and I think it's because my wheels aren't balanced as I have had new tyres, tracking and wheel balancing about two months ...
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2010 mini cooper , Steering wheel unstable and tends to deviate all over. Unable to diagnose the problem

my steering wheel is unstable and has tendency to deviate and shakes. It's hard to drive and very accident risky. Mechanic inspected and asked me to replace two wheel Rims. He has asked for $275 to ...
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I just patch my tire what's next

I just took my car to the tire shop to patch a tire that kept deflating very slowly. Do I need to get and alignment and balance ?
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My steering wheel wobbles between 60 - 80 mph

Car been checked several times at the mechanic's shop, they say can't find the reason. Both front axles have been replaced I got three sets of rims (Factory 16", Forzas 18" and TIs 20") The mechanics ...
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Second hand car - Engine/Tyres/Etc

I am looking into buying a second hand car from a reputable Mercedes-Benz dealer (not just some dodgy salesman by the side of a road lol....). Anyway, there are a few maintenance/mechanical things ...
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Tire Vibration from right rear tire at high speeds

The tire appeared to have a slow leak as I kept having to add air to it. So, I used Fix a Flat and now I have vibration at high speeds from that tire. What do you think might be the problem. I have ...