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Old 05-27-2010, 10:46 AM   #1
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Hit pothole! Now car shakes ?????

Alright last night i hit a pothole on my way home. now the car shakes when it gets above 40. But it doesnt shake when im on the gas. I took the rim off and its fine. Nothin seems to be broken. What do you think this could be?


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Hit pothole! Now car shakes ?????

Alright last night i hit a pothole on my way home. now the car shakes when it gets above 40. But it doesnt shake when im on the gas. I took the rim off and its fine. Nothin seems to be broken. What do you think this could be?
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Old 05-27-2010, 10:47 AM   #3
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Hit pothole! Now car shakes ?????

Alright last night i hit a pothole on my way home. now the car shakes when it gets above 40. But it doesnt shake when im on the gas. I took the rim off and its fine. Nothin seems to be broken. What do you think this could be?
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Old 05-27-2010, 11:17 AM   #4
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maybe the wheels need to be rebalanced.they could have lost there weights
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Old 05-27-2010, 11:23 AM   #5
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Rim could be slightly bent, (not visible to the eye), or lost a wheel weight.
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Old 05-27-2010, 11:25 AM   #6
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Not sure on what exactly could be wrong, from a mechanical standpoint -- but it sounds like the alignment might have been knocked off, or even may have bent a rim.
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Old 05-27-2010, 11:28 AM   #7
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Posted via FF Mobile Rim is probably bent. Hurry up and find out before the twin fills the pothole. You may be able to collect for damages.
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Knocked of a wheel weight.
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Old 05-27-2010, 11:56 AM   #9
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Posted via FF Mobile^^^^ whl weight missing most likely, small bend in whl doesn`t usually act like that... But damage to tire could! Check over closely, look for missing weight, and look REAL close at tire - anything new, like a small bulge in sidewall, is a bad sign - damaged cord body = replacement time! Hope it`s a weight....
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good luck w/ that, you will prolly get nothing from the city, but it definitely sounds like a rim
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