Car wobbles after replacing shocks and tires

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JAY RAJDEO
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  • 2008 HONDA CRV
  • 2.0L
  • 4 CYL
  • AWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 162,000 MILES
Hello. I replaced my front and rear shocks, and the alignment done on my car now the car has a heavy wobble (body roll or car feels like it is dancing) at 30 to 60 mph. This was wobble did not exist before replacing the shocks and tires. Please can you assist in pointing me in correct direction in diagnosing this fault. The company that installed the shocks are reputable and confirms that they have installed the correct shocks and teres.
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Jay
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Saturday, April 23rd, 2016 AT 11:29 PM

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Tiny
CAR-MAN145
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Rotate the tires to see if it changes.
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Saturday, April 23rd, 2016 AT 11:59 PM
Tiny
JAY RAJDEO
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I have rotated as well with no success.
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Sunday, April 24th, 2016 AT 1:11 AM
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KEN
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I would take it to another shop because its sounds like they left something loose or not installed correctly. Please get back to us with the problem. Did they realign the car after replacing the struts?
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Sunday, April 24th, 2016 AT 7:48 AM
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JAY RAJDEO
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I will take it to my mechanic tomorrow morning. They have carried out the balancing and alignment. I will certainly provide you with feedback after visiting my mechanic?
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Sunday, April 24th, 2016 AT 7:53 AM
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KEN
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Thank you, we are very interested in hearing what happens :)
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Sunday, April 24th, 2016 AT 8:35 AM
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JAY RAJDEO
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Will certainly do. It just does not make sense that something else is wrong as there was no wobble/dance before replacing the shocks and tires. Thank you thus far for your time and support.
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Sunday, April 24th, 2016 AT 9:04 AM
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KEN
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Hi Jay,

If they have left something loose or not installed correctly the car will not track straight as the tires fight themselves as they go down the road. Is the steering wheel straight?
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Sunday, April 24th, 2016 AT 9:22 AM
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JAY RAJDEO
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Hi Ken. The car is moving straight and the steering wheel is straight. The car is at my mechanic but can only attend to tomorrow. He has a feeling that it could be that the drive shaft was not aligned correctly when put back but will have a definite diagnoses tomorrow. The wobble does subside if I don't accelerate.
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Monday, April 25th, 2016 AT 4:38 AM
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KEN
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Yes this could cause the problem, please let me know what happens.
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Monday, April 25th, 2016 AT 7:34 AM
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JAY RAJDEO
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Hi Ken. I will certainly do. Thank you for the partial confirmation as well :).
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Monday, April 25th, 2016 AT 11:01 PM
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JAY RAJDEO
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Hi Ken. So it's my right inner drive shaft that is broken :(. The outer and rears are all fine. Thank you for you time and communication buddy. It is much appreciated.
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Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 AT 6:00 AM
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KEN
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I'm glad you found the problem, we are here to help out anytime so please come back and tell a friend as well. :)
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Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 AT 8:15 AM
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JAY RAJDEO
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Hi Ken. Thank you and I will do.
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Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 AT 10:41 PM

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