Recently while driving at low or high speeds the van has developed a rather strange tendency to shake badly. It seems get much worse when you go over a bum and especially more worse if you go over a bump and are going down hill. When it happens it starts to shake from side to side and the vibration is much more noticeable in the seat. You get a bit of vibration in the steering wheel much not much, its mostly in the seat area is where you really feel it. I did notice that if I steer to the right a bit it will diminish and sometimes stop. Applying the brakes has no effect on it. It almost feels like the body is loose from its mounts! I replaced one tire with a used one from an auto wrecker just before this started, tire was balanced, is a radial, but not the same brand as the other three.)
So far I have not come up with a plausible reason, but am leaning towards the cause being a loose ar worn inner and outer tire rod in combination with worn front struts. Anyone have nay ideas? Or suggestions, would be appreciated.
have the same problem?
Tuesday, August 25th, 2009 AT 9:18 PM