My car feels wobbly

Asked by Mar 29, 2007 at 02:35 PM about the 1989 Volkswagen Jetta

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car jerks side to sid when I go around right turns. The rear end moves back and forth not a whole lot but enough for the passanger to notice could this be a bad wheel bearing or what? my other theory is that I need new tires pleas help 6 points are available

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If you feel your rear end is moving , you might have worn out rear track bar bushings , or other rear alignment related parts are worn out to the point of you feeling the vehicle loosing handling. Depending on the milage , you might need to replace rear struts/shocks too .

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Twas the rear bearings and seals one bearing was completely gone

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