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Old 21 Apr 2014, 03:27 pm
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I have a 01 LTD. sweet car, I love it but I got taken when buying it. My 2100 car had cost me 900 more to get it legal on the road. Since they busted out the "check engine" light so it wouldn't come on. . I noticed the shaking on the way back to the house, but thought it was tires, Then I realized If it was the tires, the shaking wouldn't just go away when I pressed in the clutch at 50+ MPH.. The car shakes, not the steering wheel. (which is a sign that something is amiss on the front wheels).. Then as stated, IT only shakes at 50+ starting in at 45mph. but when I push in the clutch and coast . BOOM ITS GONE till I put it back in gear. So this isn't tires. Then I thought struts, but it still would shake whether in gear or not.. I know I have a bad wheel bearing on the left, I got the kit in from Rockauto, I figure Ill change both sides out and put new hubs on.. So is this a CV joint/axle problem or something else? Im at my wits end. HELP!
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Old 21 Apr 2014, 08:39 pm
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Default Re: I'm shakin up over this..

If I had to guess, I would say CV Joint considering it goes away when you take the load off it,
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Old 22 Apr 2014, 11:15 am
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Originally Posted by shelbygt660 View Post
If I had to guess, I would say CV Joint considering it goes away when you take the load off it,
^ i'd agree, but the first step in finding your shake should be to rotate the front tires with the backs to see if the vibration moves. while the wheels are off you can inspect the axles, tie rods, ball joints, and control arm bushings.
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Old 22 Apr 2014, 11:30 am
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Default Re: I'm shakin up over this..

I also had a bad vibration that occurred mostly around 60. It was a motor mount only one year old.
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