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Old 01-28-2011, 03:39 PM
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Got another one. My steering wheel "wobbles" back and forth consistantly, the faster I go the faster it wobbles, same for slower and slower. It feels like there is a bubble in the tire, but there's not. The truck pulls to the right, always did even shortly after a new alignment and the wobble seems to push that way

I took it to the Dodge Dealer 10 months ago and they said the tires belts slipped and sold me new tires. Never heard of that and I thought the were full of it. It stopped for a while but it started up again about a month ago. The steering does not move violently just back and forth.

Could I need tires so soon or could it be something else?

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is it constant? cause it can wobble a little bit when you take it out 4x4
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How many miles on your truck? I suspect you have some worn out bushings in the suspension and your trackbar links (notoriously weak) may have given up.
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Thanks. It's constant in any drive. The truck has 140,000 miles
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Steering damper shot?
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Not sure but sounds expensive
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Steering dampers aren't nearly as costly as ball joints or a track bar.
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Definately the tires...I had the samething...in my Escape...I had them keep the tire just so I could see...to my eye it looked straight til the guy rolled it across the concrete...it had a wobble to it for sure and wouldn't even stand up on its own.
The way mine happened...I had a low tire didn't realize it (no tpms and I wasn't watching it) and I drove on it too far...hit a pot hole and WHAM tire No good No more.
Friend of mine hit a pot hole and ended up busting a tie rod she too had a wobble in hers...but I would say check under the truck and see if it is the tie rod first...then if nothing...it's definately the tire
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my a/c starts cold but gets warm very fast, any suggestions?
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bent rim. Hid this on my blazer.. took 1000 dollars to find out
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