Car shakes while I am driving down the road

Tiny
APRILMAXIMA
  • 1996 NISSAN MAXIMA
  • 158,000 MILES

I have just replaced the CV axels and my car shakes while I am driving down the road at aprox 55+ MPH. What is causing this? I was told that it maybe the wheel bearings or the rotors? Help!

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Saturday, August 11th, 2012 AT 3:35 PM

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Tiny
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If it while braking, yes, it could be the rotors.

Otherwise, check the torque on the axle shaft nuts. They should be around 200 lbs.

Check the wheel balance as well.

Roy

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Saturday, August 11th, 2012 AT 3:45 PM

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