my94 ford arostar shimmys in the front, mostly when i'm on a rough road or hit a rough place, and when i put on the brake real hard it quits. can you help me find the problem? and my abs light comes o

gig
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Asked by gig Apr 04, 2012 at 06:32 PM about the Ford Aerostar

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my arostar shimmys when i hit a rough plce in the road or a rough pavement; when i apply the brake real hard it quits. my rear abs light comes on a lot too. i know i need new tires for the front, but i've been told it's not the tires. can you help me find the problem?

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Brunomant
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Have you checked the steering knuckles and the lower control arm for play? The symptoms you give point to slack in the steering system

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