Question about 1997 Dodge Caravan
1997 3.3 v-6 4 speed auto trans has a shimmy(not a hop) side to side on acceleration mostly between 40-45 mph, just before fourth gear. Back off on throttle, shimmy lessens,or goes away. Driveshafts, struts, swaybar bushings and links, tie rod ends(inner and outer), hub bearings have all been replaced. Tires and wheels check out ok and balanced. Van has done this for years, I can only think of the lower engine mount (trans mount) as the culprit. Any advice on this, it's making me crazy!!
Check the cv joints
Posted on Jun 22, 2009
The buses I work on tend to shimmy when one or more of three things occur. 1) the alignment is off. 2) the tires are worn uneven 3) the tires have worn and now need to be balanced. The first thing I would do is take it and have a four wheel balance and check the alignment.
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