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Whole car shakes when I hit a bump on the road

If I am ever going over 35 mph and I hit a bump or pretty much anything in the road, my car will start to shake really badly and the only way to stop it is to brake hard until the shaking stops, (usually 15 mphs). It sucks because I can never drive on a highway. What should I do?

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I had a similar problem and found that there are more than one possible cause. The simplest and least expensive is to have the front wheels balanced on a dynamic machine balancer. Then, reinstall the wheels/tires and give it a test run. If the problem is gone, your have fixed it.. If it persists, chances are that you have other suspension or shock problems. Get the front end aligned and checked for looseness or slack which would allow the tires to be pointed in different directions at the same time in a rapidly alternating manner. These are NOT things you can do without the benefit of a professional with the right tools and knowledge. A test drive with that professional mechanic will be a good place to start. If you want to save your tires and your personal well-being, it is wise to get this problem identified and resolved quickly. You represent a danger to yourself, your vehicle, your family, and to any other driver or pedestrian or obstacle in your path.. Bite the financial bullet and get it fixed, PRONTO!, or park it and walk.

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