can't figure out what's wrong

Asked by Nov 08, 2016 at 02:05 PM about the 2003 Ford Ranger

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

to me it feels like my whole truck is shaking and I
don't know why its not my tires. I changed
universal joints bearings tie rod ends shackles  
anything I can think of. wondering if anyone could
give me an idea

17 Answers


Is your driveline bent

no it isnt


Vibrate only when driving correct?

yes only when driving


Bad brake rotors. They're worped

no everything is new front and back brakes rotors and drums also all new hardware


Bad tie rods


Jack ttruck up and check for looseness pull tires sideways to see if you feel play, could be loose bearing or suspension

already did that to changed bearings on both sides and suspension is fine

nope lol changed them to.


How do you know it is not your tires? If the tires are cupped or have other irregular wear or out of round it could cause your problem even if they balance.


Bad wheel bearings or the front end being out of alignment are also possibilities.

I had them checked for broken beads all of that I rotated them also and it didn't do anything. the tires are just barely a year old also

I also have gotten my trucked aligned


Worn tie rod ends or other suspension parts.


It has to be something as it is really not that complicated. If you checked everything then you simply missed something.

yea I understand that. that's why I'm at a complete loss with it

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