AXLE SYSTEM PROBLEM SYMPTOMS TABLE

Tech Tips

Use the table below to help determine the cause of problem symptoms. If multiple suspected areas are listed, the potential causes of the symptoms are listed in order of probability in the "Suspected Area" column of the table. Check each symptom by checking the suspected areas in the order they are listed. Replace parts as necessary.

Axle System
Symptom Suspected Area Link
Wander or pulls Tires (worn or improperly inflated)

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Front wheel alignment (incorrect)

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Rear wheel alignment (incorrect)

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Steering intermediate shaft (loose or worn)

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Front hub bearings (loose or worn)

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Rear hub bearings (loose or worn)

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Steering gear (adjustment required or broken)

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Suspension parts (worn out) -
Front wheel shimmy Tires (worn or improperly inflated)

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Wheels (out of balance)

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Shock absorber (worn out)

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Front wheel alignment (incorrect)

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Lower ball joint (worn)

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Axle hub bearings (loose or worn)

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Steering intermediate shaft (loose or worn)

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Steering gear (adjustment required or broken)

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Rear wheel shimmy Tires (worn or improperly inflated)

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Wheels (out of balance)

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Shock absorber (worn out)

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Axle hub bearings (loose or worn)

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Rear wheel alignment (incorrect)

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