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Looking at buying a 2001 STS 150,000 kms. any concerns that I might need to know, Thanks in advance

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They are known for having a shimmy from @65MPH to @75MP. This can sometimes be fixed with a simple tire balancing. If that doesn't work, a "road force" balance can sometimes do the trick. Another known issue that is semi-related is the front engine mount. They go bad so frequently that they are considered a maintenance item, not a failure. Also, if the front engine mount is bad, it can contribute to the shimmy and replacing the mount can remedy the situation.

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