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Shimmy over 60


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#1 2007imp

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 08:26 PM

Just installed 4 new kybs in my 05 legacy sedan and now have a shimmy/vibration when going over 60. Could it need an alingment,It didn't have shimmy before. I made sure to mark the camber bolt and put back in orignal position.Could the new struts make the worn components be more felt ie balljoints/tierods/bushings. Thanks

#2 nipper

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 09:22 PM

Usually a shimmy over 60 is a wheel balance issue, and yes it can just happen. Does it go away at 70-75?

Rotate the tires to see if it moves.

#3 bstone

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Posted 27 September 2010 - 01:38 AM

Can also be sway bar links.

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Posted 27 September 2010 - 06:38 PM

Agreed with Nipper, usually a tire balance/tire pressure issue. Loose inner tie rod ends will make themselves evident at that speed also.

#5 2007imp

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Posted 30 December 2010 - 07:47 PM

Problem finally fixed.Front drivers side wheel bearing bit the dust.Now drives like new.




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