1995 Cadillac STS

Asked by Oct 22, 2008 at 10:06 AM about the 1995 Cadillac Seville STS FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Why does the front wheel wobble when I accelerate?

5 Answers

Most likely the CV joint is going bad. Just had the same problem, took a guess and replaced it and the problem was solved.

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Always check for the simple solution FIRST! When was the last time you balanced and rotated your tires? Very UNLIKELY to be a C/V shaft; it would be noisy.

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like logan said it would be a loud thump,mostly only when turning though,,,what exactly do you mean accelerate,upon doing so??or when you reach higher speeds??higher speed wobbles are usually just balancing

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And ask for road-force balancing if/when you get new tires. If I recall, the Seville tires were of a new style, so (at least when they were newer cars) the tires may be conventionally balanced, but when put on the car, were still terrible. I purchased my car in 2007, and drove it for a year with this problem, violent shaking around 50-70 mph, then a pause, and then a gentle massage any faster than that. It was so bad that the brake rotors warped (after having them shaved a first time). Finally, after putting new tires on and a few months using the brakes, the tires are still pretty well balanced.

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Check the lugs and be sure there are no suspension issues. If on one side only, check the struts and if on both sides check main suspension components.

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