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Old 09-24-2010, 04:12 PM
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My friend has a 2007 ram hemi 4x4 with general grabbers on it, 305/50/20. we went mudding one day and his powersteering pump went out so we replaced it then like a week later he started getting a bad shimmy in the steering wheel on the freeway. All the wheels are tight and the wheels have been re-balanced twice and it still does it. Any ideas?
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What about the steering and suspension links? Are they tight as well? Wheel bearings?
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He doesn't have any mud stuck on the backside of the wheels does he ?
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front end is tight. i just did the alignment. no mudd packed in there. tires where put on after we went mudding
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What speed is the vibration showing up? Did you rotate the tires when you balanced them to see if the vibration moved to the back of the truck? Did you do a regular spin balance or a road force balance?
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usually happens after 50mph and changes depending on road condition. we didnt road force them and havent rotated them either
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Try a rotation to the rear. I had to road force balance my 285/75RX18's to get rid of tire problem causing vibration and a shimmy.
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I will try that saturday.
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if it is a 2500 or 3500 with the soild front axle check the front steering dampner and ball joints it is common i have heard in those trucks look on you tube for ram death wooble the steering dampner is the quick fix the steering components is the real fix
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