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Mazda Miata LS: I get a lot of rattling over bumps. The steering

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I get a lot of rattling over bumps. The steering wheel vibrates from side to side a bit. Most of the noise seems to come from the front. Will stabilizers under the hood help?
Thanks.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Mazda
Expert:  gomi_otaku replied 2 years ago.
When the steering wheel vibrates, is it when driving straight, or when going over bumps? I don't know what you mean by stabilizers under the hood, do you mean a tie bar for the strut towers?I think if it is "rattling" then something is loose- probably a ball joint. Check your outer tie rod ends if the steering is affected, and check the ball joints on the lower and upper control arms