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Izuzu Trooper: 92 Izuzu trooper,4x4,5spd: At 35mph and above,

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92 Izuzu trooper,4x4,5spd: At 35mph and above, swerves left and right constantly. Started suddenly, on straight away, maybe 1000ft after lefthand turn, no noise. Steers okay under 35. Ideas??

tims auto repair :

hi

tims auto repair :

when and how did this problem begin?

tims auto repair :

was it in an accident?

Customer:

no accident, driving home last evening. Made left turn, accelerated and shifted towards 50mph, just started sweving all over.

tims auto repair :

are you there?

tims auto repair :

ok

tims auto repair :

does it seem to pull into the turns?

Customer:

sorry type slow

tims auto repair :

me also..lol

tims auto repair :

does it seem to pull into the turns?

Customer:

No

tims auto repair :

so,,it will swirve on its own?

Customer:

At 35 and above.

tims auto repair :

is it a 4wd or 2wd?

Customer:

in 2wd, has 4wd.

tims auto repair :

so,,it is a 4wd..correct

Customer:

Yes

tims auto repair :

ok

tims auto repair :

did it make a pop noise when this first happened?

Customer:

note: blizak tire still on. I'm in Alaska.Was 85+ yesterday..... don't know, wife was driving. No popping when I tested it

tims auto repair :

ok

tims auto repair :

from the way you explain the problem..

tims auto repair :

it sounds as if the sway bar has come loose

tims auto repair :

or has a broken bracket

Customer:

read end?

tims auto repair :

you will need to raise it and inspect the steering components

tims auto repair :

is it the rear?

tims auto repair :

or its it the front that sways?

Customer:

I mean the sway bar in the rear?

tims auto repair :

is it the rear that sways?

tims auto repair :

i would think the front\

tims auto repair :

you really need to look/check the tires

tims auto repair :

make sure they dont have a broken belt or something

tims auto repair :

then,,jack it up and inspect the suspention components

tims auto repair :

but..it sounds as if you may have a loose sway bar

Customer:

Has 2 sway bars front and back. no broken belts.

tims auto repair :

i understand

tims auto repair :

but,,it is the front that is swaying,,,correct?

Customer:

Haven't checked sway bar or it's licks, duh....yes the front . thanks. money well spent

tims auto repair :

ok

tims auto repair :

look those over

tims auto repair :

and all joints

tims auto repair :

thanks

tims auto repair :



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Customer:

Joint ok, didn't even think sway.... t.y.

tims auto repair :

you are very welcome

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