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Unread 03-17-2003, 10:16 AM   #1
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wobbling when i hit a bump

i just got a 93 gc. when i am going highway speeds, and i hit a bump and my steering wheel was just going back and forth really quickly. like a bad wobble. i think the ball joints are bad but not sure if thats it. let me know

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Unread 03-17-2003, 07:15 PM   #2
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hmmm...steering stabilizer could also be the problem, sounds like bumpsteer to me.
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Unread 03-17-2003, 07:33 PM   #3
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Ditto bump steer. But you can check your balljoints by jacking
up your jeep and grabbing the wheel give it a good tug front and
back if you hear a click or feel alot of movement could be.
You could also have someone else wobble while you look to see
where the motion is. Pitman arm, Balljoints , whathave you.
Good luck
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Unread 03-18-2003, 02:29 AM   #4
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isnt bumpsteer from lifting your jeep. i wasnt sure. i thought bal joints, tir rod ends, steering stabilizer.
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Unread 03-18-2003, 06:36 AM   #5
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Bump steer happens only when you hit a bump. Usually cased but a bad steering stabalizer. Death Wobble is when you lift you vehcile and it wobbles at a certain speed. Sometimes it happens some times it doesn't. DW is usually cased be a loose bolt in the steering or suspension componnents.
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