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Why does the steering wheel shake as I am driving?

I PUT NEW TIRES ON,BUT IT STILLS SHAKES

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Could also be wheel bearings or tracking out but either way it needs to be checked at a garage ( where your tyres worn on one side when you changed them ) that points to tracking

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Wishbone bushes or steering rack adjustment

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SOURCE: my steering wheel shakes/shimmies while

Tires, unless it happens when the brakes are applied, that would be warped brake rotors.

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SOURCE: Steering Wheel shakes on my 2003 Ford Focus

Sounds like you have a separated front tire.

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SOURCE: front end and steering wheel shakes

Most common problem would be tires are out a balance. Or, the tires are out of round ( meaning the tires have a hop to it; not completely round ).

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SOURCE: 2005 Equinox steering wheel shakes when applying

have the rotors machined, shaking when braking is an indication of a warped rotor or drum, even though it may look ok, the rotor can still be warped, it would be a good idea to have the rotors/drums machined and new pads installed if the old ones are 4-5/32'nds or lower. that should take care of your shaking when braking issue

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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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OK, when the ABS module is unplugged, the same results. That tells me that the ABS system is not working properly.
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