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Motorcycle Speed Wobble Troubleshooting Troubleshooting speed wobbles can entail looking at quite a bit. Here are some bullet points on components you need to check on your bike for integrity and proper assembly. Rear Wheel Alignment Adjust your chain properly and ensure the real wheel is in alignment with your front. Common Issue, the wheels aren't ...


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I pulled some information from another site (jeepz.com). It looks fairly exhaustive in what should be done to fix the dreaded death wobble. I originally thought the death wobble was only due to a bad wheel bearing, but it appears there is much more to it. I am going to pull what it says on the jeepz.com website. Here is what the site says about what exactly ...


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I have struggled with the Death Wobble in my 2003 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon. It would only happen at EXACTLY 45 MPH, but once it started it would continue +/- 20 MPH. Once past 45, it would not start unless I hit a bump. If I replaced the steering stabilizer ($40 on eBay), then it would subside for ~2-3 months, but always return. Things I tried that didn't ...


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Just heard back from the shop. Apparently the master cylinder is not draining correctly, which is causing the brake pads to stick. Over time, this warped the rotors, so that's where the wobble is coming from--it happens even when I'm not actively braking because the pads are staying stuck to the rotors. The shop is replacing the master cylinder to deal ...


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A wobble is normally not affected by alignment. Seeing as its a FWD vehicle, there isn't much to go wrong back there, there are some simple checks you can do yourself: Rotate the wheels. Move the rear wheels to the front, and front wheels to the rear. Observe if this changes the symptoms. A problem with a wheel might be missed by the tyre fitter, and a ...


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The act of repacking a shock absorber typically requires it to be unbolted from the wheel hub knuckle at the shocker’s bottom end. During this process, if the tie rod is not removed it’s ball joint can become damaged. If it is removed, it has to be done up again. Either of these can contribute to an inspection finding it to be loose or having excess free ...


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If the wobble is there all the time you've likely got a faulty/failing tyre or a bent wheel rim, its still possible to balance the wheel if this is the case but counteracting the imbalance with wheel weights won't correct the likes of a poorly manufactured tyre or bent rim and thus you would still feel it through the steering, or through the body of the car ...


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Like one of the other bloggers said...car wobble and/or steering wheel vibration/shimmy at low speeds is most always caused by steering/suspension problems. Worn/damaged steering/suspension components including a worn steering gear rack (too much play), etc... Steering wheel vibration/shimmy at higher speeds usually indicates unevenly worn tires, out of ...


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You probably have most of the information you need with what was quoted from Jeepz.com, however I just wanted to add a few points. When death wobble occurs on a vehicle, the original cause is often difficult to find because the violent shaking it causes will often damage other components in the steering. So even if you find one item in the checklist, ...


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I had the death wobble. The jeep practically bounced off the road one side at a time. Turned out to be just wheel balancing. Cheap fix.


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