Question about 2002 jimny

Question about 2002 jimny

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Scottantony

Original Poster:

8 posts

5 months

Wednesday 17th March
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When driving the jimny as soon as I get to 40mph the steering shakes like crazy just wondering if anyone has had the same.problem or any idea what it could be. I got the wheel alignment done but didn't change anything

bearman68

3,335 posts

100 months

Wednesday 17th March
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Sounds like wheel balance.

But could be lower arm.
Ball joints.
Track rod ends.
Shock absorber.
Buckled wheel.
Wheel bearing.


Maybe other things I can't think of.

Scottantony

Original Poster:

8 posts

5 months

Wednesday 17th March
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Thanks for your reply it was fine when I bought it drove it 50miles home.
Went off roading drove home fine then the next day the shaking started happening

Turn7

20,223 posts

189 months

Wednesday 17th March
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Sure there isnt a big clump of mud stuck inside a wheel rim or similar ?

Scottantony

Original Poster:

8 posts

5 months

Wednesday 17th March
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I've had all the wheels off even got the jet was underneath couldn't see anything obvious but will double check tomorrow

Turn7

20,223 posts

189 months

Wednesday 17th March
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Must have damaged something offroad is my guess. Bent steering arm ?

C350Akra

8,985 posts

248 months

Thursday 18th March
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Could also be loose wheel nuts? 40mph is a bit low for balance unless it is a big lump of mud or similar or perhaps loss of all the wheel weights from one wheel?

JoshB68

11 posts

70 months

Thursday 18th March
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Kingpin bearings? Google Suzuki jimny death wobble or jimny kingpin bearings, common issue with them.