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Old 12-20-2012, 03:02 PM   #1
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Tacoma Shimmy at 70 mph

Hello Everyone,

I'm new to this web not sure where to find answeres to my problem. Just bought a 98 Tacoma 2wd 3.4 w/5spd. Turns out it has a shimmy/vibration that starts at 70 mph no matter if I'm in gear or neutral. I put in new KYB shocks and had front end aligned and wheels balanced but no help. Wheel bearings seem fine, they're not loose and the truck stops smoothly. Any ideas?


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Swap the wheels front to back. Does the shimmy change? If so it's wheel balance still. Maybe a bad wheel or tire that simply won't balance. Maybe you need a more elaborate balance done like a road force balance.
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