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2005 jeep shimmy's (steering wheel and all)

Jeep shakes really bad some times not all the time i was told the shimmy-ing was caused by the 3 inch lift kit that was installed in my '05 wrangler before I got it.

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  • Dave Leoni May 11, 2010

    Does it do it when you hit a bump? If so, replace the steering damper ( horizontal shock) attached to the steering linkage.

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Good excuse! You need to find a shop that does alignments and have special attention to caster. However, did the shake happen from when you first got it or did it develop over time? Check all front components for wear (by all I mean all) especially ball joints and steering damper (the sideways shock on the linkage) All can cause this condition.

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