Car shakes bad!

Asked by Jan 30, 2015 at 05:56 PM about the 2006 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I know I'm stupid for doing this but I
was just having some fun and I was
doing donuts in gravel. I wasn't
drifting I was just straight up doing
donuts for a good 45 seconds and
now my car shakes. It's something I
bent or broken in the suspension.
I've washed my brakes out plenty of
times and it's not my tires. Car
shakes not too bad but when I get to
about 45mph it starts to get pretty
bad. And when I get up to 60 it's so
bad that it shakes my whole dash
and my seats and everything. I only
feel comfortable going about 50 and
this gets really annoying especially
on the highway. I want to know what
is wrong so I can get it fixed. Thanks
in advance.

5 Answers

I took it to gateway tire company and they said it was my tires. I've checked my tires and they seem fine. I think they just want me to spend some $$$$ on some tires lol

50,765

You either broke a belt in a tire or you bent a wheel or axle. Doing immature dumb stuff is sometimes expensive, but I'll bet it was fun.

310

Good

80

have the tires balanced might have knocked some of the weights off...

5,385

When a belt breaks IN a tire you don't really see it but if you jack the car up and rotate the tire, you can usually feel a "bump" in the tread. Also, you might have a buddy follow you to the point of bounce and see if he sees anything. If it is not tires, you may have bent a rim or a tie rod. Can you tell if it is coming from the front tires or rear. Can you isolate just one wheel by feel?

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