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SHAKING TIRE ON PASSINGER SIDE

2000 Ford Taurus

2000 Ford Taurus 4 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 14000 miles

when on fwy the front tire on passinger side is shaking and steering wheel too. We just put a new axle on it. And the brakes are new. What could be the problem.
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Doves81
February 26, 2009.



Hello,

It could be the wheel bearing or the tire tread has seperated.

Jack up the vehicle and try moving the tire if it moves a lot then most likely its the wheel bearing.

If tire moves very little then spin tire or run hand around tread you would feel a bump in tread if it has seperated.

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Obxautomedic
Feb 26, 2009.


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