Steering Vibrations

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Post by Abizar » 04 Jul 2011, 8:38 pm

Hi Ppl,

I really require your help. I drive a Hyundai Azera 2006. From last 1.5years i had this steering vibrations above 110km/h. I had done wheel balancing many times from different shops. But no difference.

Recently i gave my car for 100k service to the dealer and they said my tyre is causng this problem. So i replaced the tyres with new ones. Kumho Solus K15 series. But the vibrations are still there. I think there is some problem with front suspension. Can anyone point me in a right direction, what should i check for ?

Thanks :)

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Post by TNT » 04 Jul 2011, 9:33 pm

Did you change your wheels or are they factory alloys?

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Post by Abizar » 04 Jul 2011, 9:53 pm

its factory alloys 17inch rims..

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Post by RasHooD » 05 Jul 2011, 12:01 am

Wheel bearings/brakes/worn lug nut threads could be reducing tightening torque. Any visible wheel damage?

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Post by Ozimandius » 05 Jul 2011, 12:39 am

Hi Abizar, it's Darthoz from Tbreak :D

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Post by Abizar » 05 Jul 2011, 12:41 am

no visible damage on the rims.. there is no weird noise too from the suspension or steering.

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Post by 7afe » 05 Jul 2011, 11:09 am

Check on the inner side of your rims if you can. Maybe just try and run with a diff set of alloys & see if you still have any vibrations, if you have time then just take out your spare tyre and replace it with one of the rims and run & do that with all 4 . Maybe you will get your answer :)
I dont know anyone would do the last step , but i've done it once for my corolla just to find out which rim was bad. :grin:

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Post by alexEF » 05 Jul 2011, 1:42 pm

^ yeah that!

start from the basic. if you can borrow a set of rims/wheels to compare if there's any vibration.

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Post by Fahrer » 05 Jul 2011, 2:14 pm

Does it shake when you brake? I had this problem, warped discs 100% of the time. No shaking under braking, only at speed? Hmm, could be geometry, off-centre hub, drive shaft, shocks, so many things... You basically need a really good mechanic to diagnose this as it could be so many things.

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Post by Abizar » 05 Jul 2011, 3:06 pm

No it does not vibrate when i brake.. only the vibrations starts after 110km/h

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Post by RasHooD » 05 Jul 2011, 3:24 pm

Swap your spare wheel alternatively to both front wheels and try.

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Post by Abizar » 05 Jul 2011, 7:18 pm

i dont think the rims are damaged. As i last week in got new tyres and they already changed the rims from back to front..

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Post by 7afe » 05 Jul 2011, 10:04 pm

what about the seats?
Seats vibrate too along with the steering?
Or like steering dash etc

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Post by Abizar » 05 Jul 2011, 10:15 pm

hmm..i dont feel anything.. but i feel the car vibrating when i touch my leg to the doors or near the steering..
there is some problem with front suspension..i guesss

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Post by 7afe » 05 Jul 2011, 10:37 pm

From my class today i was told
If Body Shake
Check your steering components
Check Suspensions
Check Axle or hub
Worm shocks or strut assemblues
Broken or sagging springs
Structural damage but that cant be possible cuz your car is quiet new
actually all of the above problems usually don't show up on new cars, but you should still check.

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