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Old 06-22-2010, 11:23 PM
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I have a 97 2500 4x4 extend cab 8' bed diesel 2" leveling blocks in front 3" in back any how, i have new shocks and steer dampner tires are round . i switched front to back to see if it was tire and no dice stayed the same and help would be great thank Keith
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Have the front end alignment checked. Take note of the initial readings.
Do you have any amount of play in your steering wheel?
With the truck parked, if you grad a front wheel and try to wiggle it in the left/right direction, do you hear/feel any thump?
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all is tight slighjt pull to rught outher than that it good
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U joint in the front axle may be boring out the hole so it's oblong causing a major vibration. Check the axle shafts. One may even be bent but it's more than likeley a u joint.
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As always, check the cheapest things first (u-joints). Check slop in the slip joint on the front axle; Also check bushings on upper and lower control arms. Put a foot on the brake and apply a little throttle. First forward, then reverse. Can you feel anything pop?
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Did you check the track bar?
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