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      01-13-2018, 05:10 PM   #1
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violent random vibration on hwy

So earlier in the week coming home from work and cruising at 120kms my whole car would violently shake like as if i wheel would fall off, as i slowed it would stop. Coming off the highway it was fine, so i just drove home. The Next day on my way to work it did it again, after 20 min of driving then as i slowed it stopped.

So i left it with the mechanic for a day and he didnt see anything wrong.
but noticed my rear right inner tire tread was balding out, so i changed the tire and the next day going to work it did it again.

Today i went to my other mechanic and told him to remove the rear axle to get it checked by a axle re-builder, where the re-builder tech said to check the drive shaft u joint or could be the diff..

anyone have anything like this?
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Do all tires have the same amount of tread? See if there is any give in the drive shaft ?
Wheres the vibration coming from trans or engine?
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      01-15-2018, 03:29 PM   #3
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Check the brake caliper(s), you may have a frozen one. Something similar happened to me. Out of the blue it started happening. Seemed to be worst at 45+ MPH highway speeds. Easy wrench if you have a few basic hand tools and an inexpensive Mityvac brake bleeder.
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Check the caliper(s), you may have a frozen one. Something similar happened to me. Out of the blue it started happening. Seemed to be worst at 45+ MPH highway speeds. Easy wrench if you have a few basic hand tools and an inexpensive Mityvac brake bleeder.
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mechanic found that the u joint from the main shaft is seizing..so its now getting fixed..ill post back if its a 100% fixed
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Do all tires have the same amount of tread? See if there is any give in the drive shaft ?
Wheres the vibration coming from trans or engine?
fronts are 6/32 and rears were 8/32 ,it was really hard to tell as the enitre car would shake . and the u joint is somewhere below the shifter
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