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Old 04-24-2004, 09:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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When I am cruisin at about 80 or 90 I can hear a vibration in the whole car. Doesnt sound normal... Any ideas? bent rim maybe?
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To elliminate vibration...don't go that fast!
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Its your tires. Have them balanced.
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What vibration you HEAR (feel it in steeringwheel or not), a piece of loose plastic, a bolt, in other words what sort of noise?
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Feel. The whole car. Is there anyway it is what is holding the transmission?
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balance the tires.... that worked for me.
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Yep, balancing the wheels makes the difference!
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Check front Tires
Damaged front Rim.
Get them balanced.

May also be caused by bad lower control arms.
Check bushings and ball joint.
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