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Car shaking I just recently had some work done on my car...both tie rod ends, right wheel bearing. Because of this I had not driven the car in over week. However, now, when I start the car, it's fine. But when I put gear into Drive or Reverse, it shakes ( did not do this prior) Pleas advise.

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