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Vechile shakes terribly, It feel like it's going to break apart on the highway?

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The only time it feels like it is going to shake apart is when you are on the high-way?
If so then take a look at the wheel lug-nuts, warped rims, a bubble or damage in one or more of the tires, or CV axles. Take a look at all related steering components. Including tie-rod ends, ball-joints, and wheel-bearings.

Posted on May 10, 2010

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Wheels out of balance ...

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Check for a out-of -round tire,or tires,and for a bad front end part such as a outer tie rod end.

Posted on May 10, 2010

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