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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-07-2014, 02:44 AM Thread Starter
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Slight shake at 60mph

So lately I've noticed a slight shake when running 60-70mph. Sounds like when rotors are warped and it just barely shakes the wheel but you can hear the steering shaft moving back and forth. That's only time I notice it. I know my sway bar end link is bad, and I think struts are going too. 183k miles. Auto.

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Tire balance. Bent rim or tire out of round.

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I've rotated tires, it's not that I don't think but will for sure look into it
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Bent rim probably. One of my steelies was bent and that's exactly what it did. You can't really feel it at low speeds but at highway speeds you could feel it. My wheels were also rotated and it still felt the same.. until I got new wheels

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I have the same issue i would recommend looking into replace rotors check tie rods balance tires and check motor and transmission mounts might not need to look into all if that but I did still working on a solution I'll let you know

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Have you replaced your wheels?

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Never hit any large bumps or potholes but no I haven't

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you guys are mentioning wheels to the max when there is a TSB for OEM brake pads (front 05-08 ) having to be replaced with a different ac delco pad cause they will cause brake judder and warped rotors...ensure you have your wheels torqued at 100 ft lbs and not over that

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you guys are mentioning wheels to the max when there is a TSB for OEM brake pads (front 05-08 ) having to be replaced with a different ac delco pad cause they will cause brake judder and warped rotors...ensure you have your wheels torqued at 100 ft lbs and not over that
Really? I've had this issue since forever. Sometimes I feel it, other times I do not, so I just chalked it up to poor roads. When it first occured, back in 2008, I had a dealership look at it and they told me it was all due to the oversized wheels I put on the car. I asked about brakes (car was only a year old then) and they said it had nothing to do with them. I've had the wheels checked out numerous times, and even had a ding fixed about 3 years ago. You mean it may have been brakes afterall?? Damn stealerships!


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you guys are mentioning wheels to the max when there is a TSB for OEM brake pads (front 05-08 ) having to be replaced with a different ac delco pad cause they will cause brake judder and warped rotors...ensure you have your wheels torqued at 100 ft lbs and not over that
I mentioned it because I had the problem.. thouggt it was the brakes and changed them.. then still had the problem. I got new wheels and now it's fixed.

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