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Tires took car to the dealership for oil change and tire rotation it seem like they rotated tires and probably did not balance them because car steering wheel is shaking and there is vibrations, what do you think, there is only 6000 miles on the car

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Radial tires (which pretty much everything on wheels use now) are rotated front to back ... not side to side.... if the person doing it wasn't experience in tire servicing they probably didn't know that. the other thing to look into and i could very well have been caused by improper rotation is that one of the belts on the tire is out of place (i can't think of the correct term). easiest back yard mechanic way to tell which tire it would be is to take the tire off the vehicle and roll it unattended. if a belt is shifted you will see it right away.

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P.S. balancing of the tires is usually done off the vehicle so it shouldn't matter what axle it goes on.

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Check lug nut torque - they may not have tightened them properly (it could be too little or too much torque).

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