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Vibration in front end of 02 chevy s10

Not th ball joints or u joints already replaced them. coming from the passenger side. regreased everything and checked everything.

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Figure you already looked, but check for a bad tire, bulg on both front tires, take them off to inspect.

Posted on Jan 12, 2013

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  • jeremey waite Jan 12, 2013

    Did that. Sorry forgot to add that.

  • Bill Eager Jan 12, 2013

    Wheel bearing?, how many miles

  • jeremey waite Jan 12, 2013

    Checked it. That's fine too.

  • Bill Eager Jan 12, 2013

    change tire location front to back, any difference.

  • jeremey waite Jan 13, 2013

    No difference

  • Bill Eager Jan 13, 2013

    Idler arm, rack and pinion

  • jeremey waite Jan 14, 2013

    i have power steering

  • Bill Eager Jan 14, 2013

    Idler arm, older cars,opposit side the the steering box to the frame,

  • Bill Eager Jan 14, 2013

    Rack and pinion is what it is, can you tell the difference or should I look it up for you?



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