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My Western Star truck has a vibration from 75 - 80 Kph (only) So far, have spent a heap of money having air bags replaced, new torsion bar rubbers, new track rods, universals, tail shaft checked, etc etc, and no improvement. At my wits end!

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Perhaps a tire problem?? just a thought.

Posted on May 21, 2011

  • rboudreau488 Jul 08, 2011

    going up hill under load the vibration and noise is very noticable at certain times The dealer said it just the way it is... not much we can do.{WTF}

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