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There is a really bad wabble in the front right tire when i go atleast 25 and hit a small bump. how do i fix this?

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My suggestion would be to find out what is loose. First check to see if the lug nuts are tight. If they are then probably a bad tie-rod end or ball joint. Grab a large screwdriver or pry bar and crawl underneath ( It's best to jack up the vehicle and safely put it on jack stands, but you don't have to) Place the screwdriver between the ball joint and front spindle , sometimes kinda wedging it between the ball joint , spindle and back side of backing plate, and pry up and down to see if the ball joint is worn out. If they are good then check the tie- rod ends by getting a large pair of channel lock pliers and trying to compress the tie rod end together to see if it is worn. Other than that it could be a front wheel bearing but usually you would hear a lot of noise and your complaint was a wabble. Good luck and hope this was a little helpful to you

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First check to make sure your wheel is not bent. then check the balance. if this fails, then check the tie rod end on the front suspension. could also be a defective tire that is separating.

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You need to determine if the wheel bearing is loose. You will need to inspect the ball joints. A sign the ball joints are toast is inside or ouside tire wear. Inspect the brake caliper for loosness.. You will need to inspect the draglink coming from the steering box . Have someone turn the steering wheel just enough to barley move the tire. Move back and forth while your inspecting all ball joints. These trucks are know to destroy the steering linkage joints. Excessive roll on the rods while turning the wheel will be an indicator.

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I would have the whole front system checked or go to a used tire place and let them inspect the wheel and rim-they know their stuff

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