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Old 01-02-2011, 12:24 AM   #1
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Steering wheel very loose

I got a problem when my car go highway speed the steering wheel become very loose. And it's seems very not stable. It get pull left and right on the road alot. Will it because of my blowen shocks or what? I have already changed a whole new aligement . The whole set. It got a little better at first, after 3 month problem is back.
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Old 01-04-2011, 09:05 AM   #2
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I got a problem when my car go highway speed the steering wheel become very loose. And it's seems very not stable. It get pull left and right on the road alot. Will it because of my blowen shocks or what? I have already changed a whole new aligement . The whole set. It got a little better at first, after 3 month problem is back.

You Most likely need control arms and new control arm bushings. Get under the car check your bushings. I recomend getting meyle hd control arms and bushing check ecstuning they have a good price on them.

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Old 01-04-2011, 09:20 AM   #3
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You Most likely need control arms and new control arm bushings. Get under the car check your bushings. I recomend getting meyle hd control arms and bushing check ecstuning they have a good price on them.

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I checked them seems ok. The shake on the arm and bushing seems good condition. I am thinking will the left and right side camber be not balance. And also check the rear Custer I think.
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Old 01-06-2011, 11:19 PM   #4
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did you check the steering flex disc guibo?
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Old 01-07-2011, 09:12 AM   #5
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My car felt exactly the same way. If they have more than 25k miles on them, replace your FCAB's and RTAB's.
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Old 01-09-2011, 11:14 AM   #6
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did you check the steering flex disc guibo?
+1 it will get loose
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