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post #1 of 3 Old 11-24-2002, 12:33 AM Thread Starter
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Steering wheel shaking like mad

i have a '93 jeep grand cherokee with the 4.0 inline 6 engine. my problem is that when i accelerate to around 45-50mph the steering wheel begins to violiently shake back and forth, and i hear a loud thumping sound in the front of my car. this only happens around this speed, if i accelerate past 45 quickly this problem doesnt happen, but if i build up to it slowly it begins to shake. i know its not the break rotors because when i apply the breaks the shaking stops. please help! thanks

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post #2 of 3 Old 11-24-2002, 03:20 AM
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Check to make sure the wheels are still in balance. Sounds like you may have lost the balance weight off of one of the tires.

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yeah the weights would be my first guess also.
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