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post #1 of 10 Old 10-26-2005, 04:41 PM Thread Starter
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Severe vibration at 70+MPH

OK, so my Grand has started shaking a lot at speeds above 70mph. It seems to be coming from the front. Any ideas??


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post #2 of 10 Old 10-26-2005, 04:46 PM
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Rotate your tires and see if it follows a tire.

If it continues in the front it could be Death Wobble. Search the forum for that and get back to us

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post #3 of 10 Old 10-26-2005, 04:51 PM Thread Starter
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Rotate your tires and see if it follows a tire.

If it continues in the front it could be Death Wobble. Search the forum for that and get back to us
I thought Death Wobble was associated with lifted Jeeps, mine is stock. I'll try the tires though, thanks.

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post #4 of 10 Old 10-26-2005, 05:20 PM
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There is no such thing as a Jeep that doesn't have the potential to get DW.

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post #5 of 10 Old 10-26-2005, 05:32 PM
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I thought Death Wobble was associated with lifted Jeeps, mine is stock. I'll try the tires though, thanks.
DW can happen when ever a component is worn out...generally bushings, steering stabelizer, or loose components.

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post #6 of 10 Old 10-26-2005, 05:44 PM
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post #7 of 10 Old 10-26-2005, 06:02 PM
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My money's on a bad tire... I had a belt separation a while back and you wouldn't believe the bulge in the tread.

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post #8 of 10 Old 10-26-2005, 06:46 PM
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with an all time 4wd transfer case...the front driveshaft ecspecially if a CV joint style will cause a vibration if it is broken or worn out. Id check that too.......maybe just a tire.

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post #9 of 10 Old 10-26-2005, 06:50 PM
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Wow,

did someone taunt the knowledge that a stock jeep can't have death wobble?


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post #10 of 10 Old 10-26-2005, 09:08 PM
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Rotate the tires properly and balance them. Should fix the problem. If not, its probably a worn out component but balancing/rotating usually fixes it.

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