Steering Wheel Shakes Accelerating or Braking
Front Brake Rotor, Brake Pad and Brake Caliper
How to Replace Front Brake Rotors Video Step 3 - Check for Upper and Lower Ball Joint Wear: If the suspension ball joints are worn it will cause the spindle to wonder causing the steering wheel to shake. Ball joints are a normal service item and need to be inspected regularly. Inspect lower ball joints and tie rod ends for excessive wear.
Rack Bellow, Inner Tie Rod, Outer Tie Rod End Step 4 - Checking Idler Arm and Tie Rod Ends: The idler arm, pitman arm and tie rod ends are normal service items and need to be inspected at normal service intervals. To inspect the idler arm, pitman arm and tie rod ends, have someone help you by turning the steering wheel slightly (jog) back and forth. If excess movement is observed from any of the steering components replacement is required. Step 5 - Check Engine Mounts: The engine is suspended in the vehicle chassis by engine mounts. These mounts are made of rubber and metal, when the mounts fail it will allow the engine to rest against the suspension or frame causing a vibration under acceleration. If further assistance is needed, our certified car repair technicians are ready to answer your car questions. Also, gain manufacturer specific instructions and information by clicking - Auto Repair Manual Related Car Repair Information