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Front end shimmes very bad if i go past 55mph.

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Mine did this a lot too. I was lucky to get above 55 without it starting to shake. I was told it was nothing to worry about from the place that sold it to me. I don't know what exactly cured it but I know it stopped when I had new brakes put on and my tires aligned. maybe it was a bit of both?

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

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I've got the same problem. Also brakes are rough when stopping. I'm going to turn my brake rotors today (provided I have enough energy) and see if that fixes the shimmying problem.

Posted on Jul 17, 2008

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    Peter Stearns Jul 17, 2008

    Well that half worked. I turned the front brake rotors. The technician who did it said they didn't sound warped -- usually chh chh chh chh if they are warped. But it did cure up my chattery brakes. And it half helped the shimmying on the highway. I can go 67 now, not 60 as previous, before it is alarmingly rough. I'll do the rear brakes someday.




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Hi crazyfox
im dave
check all of your tires for flat spots bulges or metal belts coming through the treadwall. im confident you will find the problem lies somewhere there

Posted on Jul 17, 2008

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