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Old 09-01-2014, 10:56 PM   #1
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tire or suspension problem?

2005 focus zx4 120,000 miles. At speeds of 55-65,there is a shimmy/shake in the steering wheel. At 70 and over it is hardly noticeable. Would this be caused by a tire out of balance or a worn suspension part? Suspension is stock and has never been replaced that I know of,have had the car since 65,000 miles. Around 10,000 miles on the tires. thanks!!


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Balance/tire

Anything else loose can make it worse, but it can happen with everything tight.

Old shocks aren't helping to dampen much at this point.
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Had the same problem, it usually is the wheels out of balance. And yes, your car definitely could use new dampers 😀
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