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99 Chevy Silverado Z71 Vibration


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cowgirlup_doc81
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May 13, 2009, 8:52 AM

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I'm hoping someone here has an idea of what to do to fix my truck, it has recently started vibrating excessively at speeds of 0-35, smooths out between 35-60, then gets bad again. I do not know where to look for information on this, my repair manuals are too old to help. Does anyone have ideas. The tires are fine, front suspension is fine, I have been under the truck and get some clunking by shaking the front section of the two piece drive line. The truck is a 1500 4wd 179000 miles 5.3L


Loren Champlain Sr
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May 13, 2009, 8:45 PM

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cowgirl; Both tire/wheel balance and a faulty U-joint can cause the symptoms you are describing. Have both checked.
Loren
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Tom Greenleaf
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May 18, 2009, 6:05 AM

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Poking nose in again!

If U-Joint and driveshaft components show well know that tire can look fine and NOT be. It's tough to find a flawed good looking tire if the case! Tires don't usually make a "clunk" sound so I doubt that at the moment,

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(This post was edited by Tom Greenleaf on May 18, 2009, 6:06 AM)




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