WHEN I M DRIVING SLOWLY LIKE 30KMH MY CAR ...

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  • efeabebe
  • 1992 Toyota Corolla
  • 180,000 miles

When I m driving slowly, like 30km/h, my car shakes, its not the string ok, but when I drive like 40km/hr it will be ok and when I got at the speed of 100km/hr the string shakes a bit, but my tire is new, with 195/50 r 15, I checked it three mechanics but they said the tire is bad but which is not, I already checked and put balance on each wheel, what shall I do about it, thank you so much !

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 AT 9:27 PM

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  • caradiodoc
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  • 24,980 posts

Defective new tires is not unheard of but not as common as in the past. Balance is not the issue. Have them balanced on a "road-force" balancer. That will show up variations in how the sidewalls flex in different areas, and it will show up a bent wheel. If they all pass, have the wheels measured for "lateral runout" on the car. If a wheel is found to be wobbling sideways as it rotates, look for debris sticking between the brake rotor and wheel or that fell between the brake rotor and hub.

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Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 AT 10:25 PM

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