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My truck shakes hard when turning right at any speed. 

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First thing I'd do is jack up the front right hand wheel and see if there is any free play in the bearing. See if you can wobble the wheel not just spin it. It sounds a bid sever to be a shock absorber but just make sure it is still connected properly and hasn't come undone or something.

My landcruiser has a damper (like a shock absorber) on the steering. It is horizontal behind the front bumper. When it was worn I used to get what could best be described as a shopping trolly effect now and then where the front wheels would shimmy left and right. Would scare the poop out of me. I replaced this damper and it solved the problem. Have a good look around and make sure there is no free play in any of the linkages. If you can't find the problem I'd seek professional help or you could easily run off the road and kill yourself or someone else.

Brakes and steering. Two things not to takes risks with. :)

Posted on Jul 12, 2009

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