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1993pontiac grand am front wheels wobble while driving

Constant wobble while driving at any speed, wobbles even worse on right turns. Feels like tires are gonna fall off.

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  • Michael Thomson Feb 10, 2012

    May be time to add all new bushings on your suspension

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Jack up the front wheels and rotate them by hand. Look for any runout that may be cause by a bent wheel. Also feel the tread as you rotate the tire. It should be smooth and concentric. If there are any bulges in the tread the tire is seperated. Grab the wheel at the top and bottom and push/pull. You should feel no play. If you do you woman have a bad wheel bearing. In order to check ball joints and tie rods you will need to have the tire off the ground and the jack under the subframe or pinch weld. This will not work if the jack is under the control arm. Grab the tire at the 9 and 3 o'clock positions and push pull. If you feel any play you either hav E worn ball joints or worn tie rod ends. Let me know if you have any questions and I'll do my best to answer them. Thank you for using FixYa.com!

Posted on Feb 09, 2012

  • Gnaneshwar Goud
    Gnaneshwar Goud Feb 09, 2012

    After thoroughly checking as per the directions of Mr. Jeremy.w, further check the Lower Arm Chassis mount fitting and Steering mounting bolts too.And check is there any cracks at that places

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SOURCE: 99 pontiac bonneville front end wobbles

Check the passenger side tire.

Posted on Mar 15, 2009

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SOURCE: car wobbles, the slower te worse

Sounds like you have a seperated tire,carefully inspect all tires should find a tire out of round

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SOURCE: I have a 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix GT and I recently

Poss damaged wheel, bad hub, bent lower spindel rods & will need four wheel alignment costly should call insurance company

Posted on Oct 11, 2009

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SOURCE: i have a 99 montana

1st check to see that all the lugnuts are tight. If that is not the problem you will have to go back to the tire shop and have the wheel balanced.

Posted on Sep 20, 2010

SOURCE: the rear tire is on

ok this could be a couple of things first things first even though the tires look gook they can still have a broken belt which will cause your shake, another thing is yu could have a warped rim which also will cause the car to shake, also the rear wheel bearing assembly could be wore out. hope this helps

Posted on Jan 03, 2011

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