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Vibration wobble through steering wheel when accelerating or putting engine under load ie. going uphills any ideas please

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Problem can be caused by inner or outer joints, loose or deteriorated engine transaxle mounts, or sometimes a bad intermediate shaft bearing . Check also the rubber bushings in the upper torque strap.
Unless you are an experienced car repairer, better having the checkup done by a mechanic.
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Many ideas on this one, first the tires, check for uneven wear even if there seems to be lots of tread left. Next look for wear in the steering joints,.Then check the brake rotors, put your foot on the brake lightly see if it seems to be going up and down, if it is they are warped.

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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