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Runs rough between 60-70 kms can feel slight vibration in steering wheel. Have had the transmission fluid changed and the transmission reset at the dealer. Did help some but apperars to be coming back.Approx. 95000kms on vehicle. Should I be worrried?

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  • worldwide319 Sep 14, 2010

    I really dont feel that it is a tire problem, because when I had the fluid changed and the transmission reset it appeared to reduce the problem which now appears to be coming back. (approx. 1 week later)

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No I would not be real worried. You might want to have your front tires checked for balance. If you get dirt on the inside of the wheel it will cause a vibration in the steering wheel. Also if you throw a weight off of the wheel it will do the same. It could be in the transmission, but usually you will hear a humming sound when you are having transmission problems. The tires being out of balance is usually what a vibration at certain speeds symptoms are.

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    Rodney Clark Sep 14, 2010

    If it is a transmission problem, I would say that it is not real serious. Like I said before, when the transmission starts making a humming sound is when you should start worrying. I would just keep an eye on the transmission fluid level. And if it gets any worse then take it back to the dealer that changed the fluid and tell them what it going on. But I would not worry unless it consistently gets worse.

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