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when i drive my car feels like someone is rocking my car..my car back

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when i drive my car...
when i drive my car feels like someone is rocking my car back and forth what do you think it is
Submitted: 7 years ago.Category: Saturn
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Saturn Mechanic: George H., ASE Certified Technician replied 7 years ago
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Hello I will help you with your question,

 

Is this motion at slow speeds or all the time?

 

What condition are the tires and wheels?

 

 

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Customer reply replied 7 years ago

motion in slow to medium speeds then shakes the car on the highway

 

tires are not in bad shape

 

just had front new brakes also put on about a month ago but now thinking of it when my girlfriend drove the car today you could smell the front brakes burning a little bit

 

Saturn Mechanic: George H., ASE Certified Technician replied 7 years ago

This sounds like one or more tires has a seperated belt causing it to bump as it turns.

 

What did the shop say when they changed the brakes? Did you ask about the vibration?

 

 

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Customer reply replied 7 years ago

vibration was not there jst started happening

 

Saturn Mechanic: George H., ASE Certified Technician replied 7 years ago

If this just started have someone walk wlongside as you drive very slowly in a parking lot to see if the wheels/tires seem to rotate smoothly. It does sound like a tire is damaged, a wheel is bent or loose and that is what you are feeling. You should be able to see this as it turns.

 

You can use your hands to run around the surface of the tires to feel for lumps but be careful and wear gloves as you can be easily cut if there is a piece of glass or wire in the tread.

 

Let me know what you find and we can work from there if necessary

 

Thanks

 

 

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