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Steering shakes very bad,from 55mph down to 20mph. slowing down

I suppose its a wheel out of ballance ? ive also noticed my right fork seal leaking. is this a contribution to my problem.?

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  • derek stephenson Feb 12, 2009

    many thanks drumbanger.



    i am a ford technician..... i thought you would confirm my suspition. thank you again...delinja

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Bad fork seals are really  bad   the forks get un equal pressures in them and dampening and will magnify any other problems such as tire outa balance  also  the fluid from the fork seal can cause the front breaks to swell if it leaks on them causing them to lock up     this problem should be addressed  soon as possible   

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Yes the leak is causing uneven pressure on the front of the bike! The pressure in the left fork is greater then the right fork and will cause shaking of the front end!
Replacing seals and oil to the right fork will fix the shaking!
Hope this helps!

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