Wheel wobble terrible, how do I approach this?
I had this jeep awhile and had vibration,
wasn't until yesterday I noticed the back
wheel wobbling real bad, I believe it just got
worse after I smashed into a curb on a
snow day. Here is a YouTube link
First thing is to not drive it like that. I would inspect the lug nuts. They could be loose. Jack it up and grab both sides of rim, shake it see if the wobble is noticeable. If not swap tire/rim with another see if wobble follows that rim/tire. Rim could be bent. But again use caution driving it like that. You life depends on your wheels operating properly. If it comes off while driving you or another motorist could seriously be injured or killed.
And while you're at it replace the wheel bearing.
I am with you fordnut. After looking at video again it probably is something more than just a bent rim.
Yes I know but I was driving when I had my girl look in the mirror, and I got a cross bar before I left work and they were all tight luckily. And im about to take the wheel over to tire place and see how it is on the balancer while spinning to see if it just the rim moving it like that
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