2000 Ford Taurus shaking tire on passinger side

Tiny
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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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Thursday, February 26th, 2009 AT 5:31 PM

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Tiny
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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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Thursday, February 26th, 2009 AT 5:42 PM

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