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Re: Death Wobble

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Running oversized tires can also cause this. Mine started doing it when I went up 2 tires sizes over stock. Now I'm looking into putting dual stabilizer shocks on the steering link to control the problem. I'm sure in my case the problem is the bigger / heavier tires.

Not really .... I've had three sizes over stock for 15 years. Drove perfect until the control arm bushings wore out. Adding another steering stablizer just masks the root cause.
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Re: Death Wobble

Listening to everyone complain about a wobble or vibration in the steering wheel and front end, it appears that this is a common problem with the Jeeps. I have a 2 month old Jeep Grand Cherokee and it has a continuing wobble in the steering wheel since 60 miles. I know have 1400 miles. This might be a recall item.
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Re: Death Wobble

Here's a list from my local 4X4 shop. Good things to check.

http://www.ironrockoffroad.com/Merch...0checklist.pdf
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Re: Death Wobble

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Hey All, Trying to help a friend out with his 1994 Cherokee 4.0. He's experiencing a death wobble in his front end, at around 60 to 70 mph,...nearly shakes the steering wheel out of his hand. His shop says he needs both tracking bars replaced and shocks, total cost at around $700. Is there anything less expensive he can do to get him by to correct this in the short run? Is there a tutorial thread anyone can point us to, to try to solve this issue? Thanks
Most common problem is steering stabalizer shock is week , cheap fix, were i would start.
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No one's ever had this issue?
That sounds right to me. i spent around that amount on my 88 cherokee. good luck as that scared me as i was on a curve the first time I had that problem. Just bought a 98 6cyl 5 speed cherokee and so far so good except I need to put a roof rack on.
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Re: Death Wobble

there are ways of checking Tie rods , ball joints ,Hub Bearings , Track bar ,etc. I am trying to find a good track bar vid. but what you want to look for is any movement on the solid mount end or Up and down movement on the other end



Tie rod


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