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Old 22 Feb 2010, 01:27 pm
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Default Shaking/vibration problems

Hey everyone!

I just took a road trip this weekend and noticed a constant kind of vibration when driving my 06 touring. I can feel it in the steering wheel and below my feet. In addition, my steering wheel is moving slightly back and forth on it's own when driving (even on a flat, smooth surface). Also, sometimes the car will actually shake back and forth while driving.

I am fairly certain my drivers side wheel bearing are bad (I started noticing some vibration/noise when making a right turn). I was planning on taking it in to the shop this week to get that checked out, but I was wondering if the vibration and shaking can be a symptom of bad bearing, or if there is something else I need to worry about?

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Old 22 Feb 2010, 03:31 pm
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Is this an auto trans? I've read about torque converter shudder.
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Old 22 Feb 2010, 04:42 pm
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Before you panic - a good wheel balance and alignment should be done.
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