Ok I put new tires on the front ( rear was 95%) and drove it off. Now I have a vibration once I hit 62/63 MPH that was there prior. Here is the kicker it doesn't do this all the time it will ride smooth then start the vibration. Now I have taken it back 4 different times and I watched as they zeroed out all 4 tires and the alignment is spot on. They were scratching their heads when I left the last time! So they advised the front end is in near perfect condition but I will need front shocks shortly. So I was thinking could it be the drive shaft out of balance or the shocks please help!
Not sure but it sounds like you could have a warp brake rotor. The drive shaft is a possibility however you should be able to check it easy enough to see if any of the U-Joints have movement. The only other thing that comes to mind is wheel bearings and they are a little harder to check properly. Good luck.
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Could be a wheel, tire, or axle shaft. You could rotate the tires front to back and see if the vibration moves. If it does the problem is one of the tires or wheels. If it stays in the front, its probably one of the axle shafts. It could also be a hub bearing or something loose in the suspension. But a loose suspension part would normally show up when you hit a bump rather than on a smooth road.
When you put the vehicle in drive with your foot on the brake, and you hear a clunk. You may have a bad CV joint or axle. If not it may be a bad wheel bearing. Those would be the first two I'd Check. Outside of that sometimes poor wheel balancing or a tire belt separation. Either way it should be looked at before you hit 75+ mph. I had a Honda that I had just got off the highway with my wife and 3 month old daughter in the car. On a side street pulling away from a stop sign. The right CV shaft let go and dropped the wheel on the ground. There wasn't as much as a shimmy or a groan prior to that. If we had stayed on the highway another five minutes, I can only imagine. Please check it out for your own safety.
Most likely a tire/wheel balance issue. The weights that are used to balance the tires can sometimes fall off. Generally how far out of balance it is determines when and how bad it will shake. Unfortunately this is not fixable without a tire balancing machine, has to got to a tire shop.
Were the tires rotated or replaced recently? Most major tire shops will check the balance for you at little or no charge if you take it back to the shop where the work was done.
You can also try to identify the problem tire by rotating the front and rear tires one side at a time. For example, if the vibration is coming from the front, swap the front and rear passenger side tires and drive the vehicle again. If the vibration moves to the back it's most likely the (now) passenger side rear tire that's out of balance. If the is no change, try the driver's side tires.
Vibration at 40 mph hard to diagonisis without looking at front end. Could be wheels need balancing, new wheels and rims. Loose or worn suspension items.
Bring vehicle into a tire and alignment shop. Most Sears auto center have them.
With regards to rubbing noise again hard to diagonisis without looking at the affected tire, probably a splash shield hitting the tire in reverse.
Alignment shop will find the problem.
You probably need to balance your tires? Hit any curbs lately, any large bumps? You can check this by doing either 50 mph or 70 mph. If the vibration is most notable at those speeds then your tires need to be balanced. If it is all the time then it could be a bent rim or a bad tire itself. Bent rims can be balanced out to a degree, but defective tires cannot.
Yes it can but the dealer would have found it on the test drive if they test drove the vehicle. The only other causes for the vibration I can think of should have been found on inspection as well. Check your bushings and mounts for the sway bar and your tie rod ends as well.
It's very possible that the tire itself could have a busted belt.Inspect it good and i would put it in the rear because of the stress it was put in could now blow.So if it looks alright and no bulges are visible you can put it in the rear.
have the steering rack checked for excess play, also have all the front end bushing checked, this is a common cause of this type of problem, it is the front end that is doing it, finding the worn part(s) is the job that needs to be done to correct this.