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Driving only in 5th gear between 50 and 60 mph what will make the front end jerk real bad what can it be

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Clutch??? transmission?? go to servis, this is not something you can repair by yourself

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Have the front hubs and CV joints checked, that is where this kind of noise most commonly comes from.

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This is most likely not a linkage issue. This is an internal transmission issue. Inside the transmission there are some brass pieces that synchronize the gears when you depress the clutch. This is also a tell tell sign that the one between 4th and 5th gear is worn out or completely chewed up. The transmission will need to be repaired or completely rebuilt depending on how much damage has been done to the internal components. sorry about delivering bad news but that's the facts on vehicles that have been driven hard. Hope this information helps you. Good luck.

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SOURCE: The front end of my 2001 Mitsubishi Mirage shudders

check the tracking....ensure tyres have not got any bad tread or wire showing

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SOURCE: my front end shakes when i hit a bump at 50 mph, the front tires

could be a bent rim ? have you changed the universal joints? how about the tie rods and stabilizer bar

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The first thing I would do is actually have tire spin balance checked. If that checks good, then it is possibly a hub bearing.

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