1997 Jeep Cherokee severe shaking and rattling in front end

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Shakes or Wobbles problem
1997 Jeep Cherokee V8 All Wheel Drive Automatic 107000 miles

I was driving back from St. Louis to Texas when I stopped to get gas, as I approached a stop sign my front end started shaking severely I thought I had a flat on my front drivers side. It was late at night so I had to continue to drive to get closer to home. The next morning I stopped at a station and the mechanic test drove my car, he seemed to think it was my shock. He didn't speak english very well so I decided to head home. I had to work and when I drove it again I noticed a lot of noise and the shaking is really bad when I turn the car to the left. It seems like something is knocking on metal. I looked under my car and noticed on the inside of the wheel the metal is bent where the brake drum is but I don't know if that could be the problem. The shaking does get better at high speeds and much worse at lower speeds.

Do you
have the same problem?
Monday, November 10th, 2008 AT 11:23 AM

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