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Old 02-11-2007, 03:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just got this jeep it's a 89 wrangler and it was perfect i drove it from la to monterey and then me and some friends took it mudding and when i was driving back it started to shake out of control at random times what can i do about it?
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Old 02-11-2007, 03:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Take the Jeep to a car wash and clean off all the mud from the inside of the wheels.

If that doesn't 'cure' the shakes. Check the tie-rod for damage. Then check the driveshaft for damage.

Assuming the Jeep ran fine before you went out and wheeled it, then the damage was caused in the mud.

You didn't jump it....Did you?
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no we just ran it across and slid and climbed some hills but nothing to go airborne
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If itís not one of Hacks suggestions then check the tire balance. Maybe one of the weights fell off while you were wheeling. You would be surprised what unbalanced tires will do on the front end.

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Old 02-11-2007, 04:32 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Is it @ a certain speeds? Check the driveshafts u joints for breakage. Lost a weight on one of the wheels. Check the front track bar/ steering for loose parts. Got mud caked on the driveshaft causing a balance problem. There are tons of reasons. You'll have to get under there check it out.
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