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Old 03-18-2014, 05:49 PM
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Trying to figure out what's up with my steering, the truck shakes as you speed up and it does pull to the right. I took a video of the wheel when it was shaking.


Can you hear the sound when I let go of the wheel too?

It's the truck in my signature and it does have the 318.
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Nobody has any idea at all? I myself was thinking it could me the tie rod ends or ball joints
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sounds like tie rods.
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have someone turn the wheel while you look at the steering components for excessive play. How/s the alignment on that? Ball joints good?
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I did get to thinking that it couldnt be tie rod ends because it would veer off a little more when I hit bumps
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have someone turn the wheel while you look at the steering components for excessive play. How/s the alignment on that? Ball joints good?
The alignment is good. And I know this because both front tires have even wear on them. As for the ball joints, my buddy jacked up the pass side front and put a bar under the tire and had a little bit of play. But the shaking in the steering wheel is very noticeable just riding in it. My girlfriend definitely notices it in the passenger seat.
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The alignment is good. And I know this because both front tires have even wear on them. As for the ball joints, my buddy jacked up the pass side front and put a bar under the tire and had a little bit of play. But the shaking in the steering wheel is very noticeable just riding in it. My girlfriend definitely notices it in the passenger seat.
Not sure if a little play will cause a shake, but its possible. Ideally there should be none. has one or more of your ties thrown a wheel weight? Generally, if someone feels a shaking or vibration in the seats, tire balance can be to blame. You'll feel it in the steering wheel too.
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Shake in the steering? Rotate your tires, see if the shake moves.
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Its noticeable all around the truck. Like, I have a CB on the dash and the mic hung up on the center roof cubby and the wire shakes along with the CB. I can feel it in the steering wheel and when I do turn the wheel when sitting still, there's more play than it should be.
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Uploading a video of the wheel making noises when the truck is sitting still
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