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Hello all,

Need someone elses thoughts here. I am getting the death wobble around 20-30 MPH. Was told by a local shop that it was my ball joints. I took it to the dealership today and they stated that they were within Chrysler's specs. They have 32/thousands of play and they can't replace until after
50/thousands of play.


Tie rod is good. (Replaced after EJS2008 because it was bent)
Steering Stabilizer is good and aftermarket(beefier).

Nothing looks out of "normal".

Thoughts?

Thanks in advance.
 

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sounds like they went through it pretty good. Are you running stock so we can understand the possible issues. example toe in and caster angle and balancing. Balancing only if you've done nothing.

Caster if it's lifted and toe in if larger tires.

How much play do they have off of the lot, does anyone know or do they vary?
 

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sounds like they went through it pretty good. Are you running stock so we can understand the possible issues. example toe in and caster angle and balancing. Balancing only if you've done nothing.

Caster if it's lifted and toe in if larger tires.

How much play do they have off of the lot, does anyone know or do they vary?
Sorry, I tried to add my signature and it didn't show up in original post.

Running a 2.5" BB (Teraflex) with Mickey Thompson MTZ 35's
 

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Now my signature is there.:bounce:


Got an appointment today @ 3PM to get tires balanced, rotated and a front end alignment done. Not sure what else to do.

When I replaced the tie rod, i set the toe to within 1/8" front to rear.

The dealership did call today and say that they thought it was probably due to the lift. I told him that there are probably alot of people that would differ on that opinion. Not to mention that I have had the lift on there for months and this just started to happen.
 

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Retorque the trac bar. This may help but I would bet on tire balancing
 

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When they do the alignment ask them what the caster angle is as it shouldn't be off that much with a 2.5" lift.

My guess is the tire is off or the steering stabilzer is starting to go. mine only did it on bumps when turning and after everything being checked several times I just took off the stabilzer the next time it happened and the seal was shot. and it was full of play.
 

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I have the exact same lift with no problems. However, I had a buddy with the same also experience your same problem. His tires were out of balance. Some tire shops try to get "good enough" with the balance on oversized tires. Many do not sell very many so they are inexperienced at it.
Larger tires require a certain finesse at times.
Also, wheel weights have been known to "fly off' every once in a while too.
 

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Thank you to everyone that offered up some solutions!!!

Problem has been resolved. Passenger front tire was way out of balance. Seems that a line of weights on the outside (couldn't see when I was under there) was missing. Balanced all tires and did a front end alignment and now it is solid as a rock.

Thanks again.
 
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