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Unread 08-20-2013, 03:37 PM   #1
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2009 JK Wrangler 
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Steer wheel and whole jeep shook when turning

I have a JK. When I accelerate and turn at the same time, all of a sudden my whole car shook violently. It just feels the whole car was out of control. I was able to brake but wasn't able to straighten the wheels until it was almost come to 20km. Maybe I hit a bump but not a big one for sure. Once I straighten the wheels the car stabilized, I can pick up speed again.

It happens to me a few times already when I was turning onto a freeway and almost got into accidents.

I just replaced a new engine block about a month ago, I don't think that has anything to do with this problem but just in case.

Any idea where to start?

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Unread 08-20-2013, 08:58 PM   #2
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Check your front suspension bushings, steering components for play and torque all the suspension bolts. My guess is a bad track bar bushing.
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