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When you drive wheel feel loose

I own a 4wd blazer 1999, have new tire and fron wheel suspension system was recently repaired and aligned. When you start driving , you feel that wheel are loose, turn to the right or left without control.

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  • titemillan Jan 04, 2009

    wheel bearing, tie rod are new. All the wheel are all the same trademark and size and just 24 hours new.

    It feels like power steering gear box needs some kind of adjustment.

  • keefers_77 May 11, 2010

    How about the pitman arm and the idler arm? Is there slop in the gear box? Jack the front of the vehicle up with both front tires off the ground with the steering wheel locked in position. Then have someone try to force tire to turn right and left. if it wiggles quite a bit left and right look at the pitman arm and the idler arm to see if they are the problem and also look to see how much the gear box shaft is moving when you perform the test. There has to be a part that was missed when they did the front end work

  • keefers_77 May 11, 2010

    you might want to get a second opinion on the repairs for the front. It sounds to me that you either have a bad wheel bearing or balljoint or even tye rod. My guess wheel bearing though. Is the tires the same or are they mismatched?



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