Tag: front-ends

17 Posts

Jan 01, 1995

A shuddering van with over 300k miles? This is what mechanics are for.

Dear Car Talk

I am a middle-aged non-mechanical female who drives a Chevrolet van with miles on it yes THREE hundred and seven thousand It's been a good car I even wrote Chevrolet and offered to trade a commercial endorsement for a new...

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Feb 01, 1994

The front end of my Chevy Bel-Air shakes and shimmies...

Dear Car Talk

The front end of my Chevy Bel-Air shakes and shimmies violently whenever I step on the brakes lightly It stops when I step on them harder Would improper wheel balance cause this Blaine RAY Geez Blaine I hope you're still...

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Apr 01, 1993

Don't mess around with a shimmy in the front-end.

Dear Car Talk

My mom owns a Merkur Scorpio that I drive quite often It has miles on it The problem we have is when you hit the brakes to stop the steering wheel shakes and shimmies to the right and left all...

front-ends

Jan 01, 1993

Your wheel might be bent but if your front end is wiggling, get it checked out immediately.

Dear Car Talk

My Pontiac bought new has been a great car and currently has miles on it At miles it began to wiggle as if a tire or tires were out of balance New tires purchased with balancing and alignment didn't help...

front-ends wheels

Jun 01, 1992

A Celica is saying "Ta-ta" to Ari.

Dear Car Talk

I drive a Toyota Celica Supra with miles that runs like new However a problem has developed with the steering wheel It has started vibrating so that I can actually see my hand shaking as I hold the wheel The...

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Mar 01, 1991

The elusive front-end vibration.

Dear Car Talk

I have a AMC Eagle When driving on a paved road the front end will sometimes start to shake at around mph You can see the dash vibrate I can go for months or over a thousand miles between incidents...

front-ends

Aug 01, 1989

How do I calm a shakey tire?

Dear Car Talk

I have just purchased a Volvo DL with miles on it I have several questions First when the car goes over a bump especially when going around a corner somewhat fast the front tire that hit the bump will vibrate...

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