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The rear tire is on tight but it wobbles and shakes the whole car when i drive it. it has good tires on it.

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Ok this could be a couple of things first things first even though the tires look gook they can still have a broken belt which will cause your shake, another thing is yu could have a warped rim which also will cause the car to shake, also the rear wheel bearing assembly could be wore out. hope this helps

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Sounds like either wheel is bent (hit a curb lately?) or wheel bearing is bad. You can confirm by putting your spare on and see if it wobbles. If it wobbles w/spare, then bearing is bad.

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3 possible answers. 1 the rim is bent 2 . unbalanced tire 3. wheel bearing needs replacement

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