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Old 03-03-2009, 12:22 PM   #1
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I installed SVT suspension kit

So after 110k miles I finally decided to change the suspension. But after I installed a new SVT suspension kit my ride didn't really improve much, still very shaky on bumps. Another thing is when I coast at around 20 mph I have some high pitch resonating vibrations from the left front wheel, as if I drove on a sideline of a highway. Any ideas where the vibration is coming from?


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you might check the condition of your CV joints. how about the rest of the suspension... ball joints, tie rod ends, etc. Are the wheels/tires balanced?

At 100K there could be any number of things wearing out.
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I'm not sure about the rest of the suspension. It looked ok.
The vibration only appears at around 20 mph, otherwise it's ok.
I guess I'll try to rotate and re-balance the tires/wheels first.
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jack the wheel off the ground and grab from the bottom and top try to shake if it moves more than tire flex could be bearings or ball joints and also check to see if wheel gets hot after a drive maybe 5 miles. Also with shafts turn the wheel all the way and try a hard take off they usually make a clicking sound try both directions.
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