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Showing posts with label Steering Wheel. Show all posts
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What Causes Vibration in the Steering Wheel?

What cause vibration in the steering wheel? the steering wheel vibrates especially when the car reach a certain speed. The vibration is enough to be felt by the driver. There are two reasons that causing the vibration the first one is if the front end parts are loose and the other one is if the front wheel is imbalance.
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Steering Wheel is stiff when the Engine is cold

The steering wheel is stiff to one direction when the engine is cold this is because the control valve assembly of rack and pinion is faulty.

Steering Wheel becomes Stiff While Driving

The reason why while driving sometimes the steering wheel becomes stiff is a problem on the steering pump or the steering belt is slipping.

Steering Wheel or Steering Column is Loose

The steering wheel or the steering column feels loose while driving the reason is because the steering shaft or steering column components is loose. Other reason is due to loose universal joint.

Steering Wheel do not Return after Turning in a Curve

Normally when a car is coming out of the curve the steering wheel will return to its position for straight running, however sometimes after the car is coming out the curve after turning, the steering wheel does not return easily.

Vibration of Steering Wheel at Certain Speed

The steering wheel vibrates when the car reach a certain the possible reason is that the front wheel is imbalance or there is a loose front end parts.

Steering Wheel Feels Loose at High Speed

While driving your car the steering feels sloppy or loose especially when driving at high speed.

Steering Wheel Shakes When Braking

Steering wheel shakes when braking. When the brake pedal is press the steering wheel vibrates, the shaking is extreme that can easily notice by the driver.

Vibration in Steering Wheel

Symptoms of Car Problems: Vibration in steering wheel while driving at a certain speed.

Troubleshooting car problems: Vibration in steering wheel happens when there is an imbalanced front wheel or a loose front end parts. Usually an imbalance front wheels is more likely to happen than a loose front end parts, the wheel will become imbalance when the weight of the wheel is not distributed evenly throughout the wheel, it means that there is a heavy spots somewhere on the wheel making it to rotate unevenly that triggers vibration especially when a car reached a certain speed. This vibration may then be transmitted into the steering wheel through the steering linkage.

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Steering Feels Loose and Sloppy

Steering wheel feels loose and sloppy while driving on a normal road this is because of over inflated tire or there is a faulty front end components.

Car Pulls to the Right or Left Slightly

If a car is pulling to the left or pulling to the right while driving possible reason is the tire pressure is mismatch, the brakes are dragging or the wheel is slightly out of alignment.

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