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Light off-roading leads to steering vibration

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by KingMoo, Jun 24, 2011.

  1. Jun 24, 2011 at 9:36 AM
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    KingMoo

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    I did some fairly minor off-roading and now I have some very minor steering wheel shake at 60+mph. The weird thing is that it doesn't happen all the time.

    I only have about 2000 miles on this 2011 DC SB Sport. Has anyone experienced something like this? I'm assuming that something was just a little loose from the manufacturer (wheel lug nuts?). I can't imagine that I screwed my alignment...
     
  2. Jun 24, 2011 at 9:40 AM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    steering wheel shake sounds like you may need to have the front wheels rebalanced. and also make sure there isnt any caked up mud on the inside of the rims.
     
  3. Jun 24, 2011 at 9:47 AM
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    or rocks stuck in your tire tread
     
  4. Jun 24, 2011 at 9:49 AM
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    wat?
    that too
     
  5. Jun 24, 2011 at 9:51 AM
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    definitely no mud or rocks. I cleaned it thoroughly last week...
     
  6. Jun 24, 2011 at 9:53 AM
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    wat?
    then i'd take it to a place to get the balance checked for the front tires.
     
  7. Jun 24, 2011 at 10:00 AM
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    I've thrown a ton of these lately for some reason.
     
  8. Jun 24, 2011 at 10:05 AM
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    what is a weight and how does one check them?
     
  9. Jun 25, 2011 at 8:54 PM
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    they are on the inside and outside of the rim or stuck on the inside in the middle of the wheel
     
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