Steering wheel sterring wheel skakes 55mph and up

Discussion in 'General Tacoma Discussion' started by jk252, Jul 10, 2018.

  1. jk252

    jk252 Well-Known Member

    My sterrring wheel shakes when i hit 55. The wheel are fine and so is my alignment what else could it be beside the steering shaft shaking
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  3. whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Negative Nancy

    Tire balance.
  4. OP

    jk252 Well-Known Member

    The tires has been balanced
  5. OP

    jk252 Well-Known Member

    Jac23 likes this.
  6. sokyjeepster

    sokyjeepster Well-Known Member

    How old are the tires? I had a Jeep with the stock Goodyear Wranglers (about 50k miles) that at about 55 mph would start to oscillate. The tires themselves looked ok, no excessive / uneven wear. When I lifted it, it made the oscillations worse. Alignment and balancing did not help. Changed the tires, problem went away. My pops put the tires on his Dakota and it does the same thing (and has for the past 6years!!) None the less, he just replaced the tires (FINALLY) and problem is gone.

    Moral of the story, it could be caused by broken belts within the tire itself
  7. OP

    jk252 Well-Known Member

    The tire has 90% tread left
  8. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    Do you have aftermarket wheels?
  9. OP

    jk252 Well-Known Member

    Yea 18x9 no bents took them to the rim shop
  10. OP

    jk252 Well-Known Member

    I have play in the steering shaft could that be it?
  11. Bogunn

    Bogunn Well-Known Member

    Could be any of the Drive components
  12. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    Do you have the right lug nuts and bore ring if needed?
  13. pondman

    pondman Well-Known Member

    It's All in your mind man, it's a Taco running Smoothly , relax my friend... Rattle Rattle thunder Clattle Boom Boom Boom time for the Car-X man !
    Or trade for a Found on road Dead ! Option ?
    Didn't think so , Tire unevenly worn , broken belts, or That Homeless guy Last week off the freeway ramp ?
  14. Scuzzy

    Scuzzy Well-Known Member

    Dynamic (road) balance the tires. You have at least one tire casing that has an imperfection. Very common.
  15. Jac23

    Jac23 Active Member

    Is call excessive road force. This will cause the car to shake specially at high speeds.. you can have a tire shop try to do a 180 on the bad tire or tires to bring it down or replace the tires with the high road force.. I’m assuming this are new tires?
  16. OU81taco16

    OU81taco16 Well-Known Member

    Dynamic Road Force Balancing might be it. Plenty of other components can play a part. Go get it checked out.

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