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I have an 01 Buick LeSabre that has a shimmy between 50-60MPH. First the repair shop rotated & balanced the tires & that didn't help. Then they replaced the left drive axle and that seemed to cure it. A few days later it began to shimmy again so I had the shop replace the right axle & rear motor mount. It helped some but, the shimmy is still there and seems to be getting worse. Hate to keep throwing parts at it. Anybody got any idea's..............

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Does the car still do it if it is shifted to neutral at 60? Does this have overdrive.If so try another gear and see if it still has that issue. Recommending this to eliminate the trans as having an issue and will be able to better determine what type of issue it is.Where do you feel the shimmy in the steering wheel,seat,or the whole car? What type brand of tires and condition are they in? Does the car have factory rims or custom aftermarket rims? Is it under normal cruising conditions or while slowing from 60? Alot of questions I know but all very useful in this type of diagnosis.

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