View Full Version : need help bad

01-29-2003, 10:14 PM
ok heres the deal. my steering wheel shakes. i checked all the lugs and they're all nice and snug so thats not the problem. the weird thing is it will shake when i hit the gas but when im just coasting it all stops and drives nice and smooth with no shaking. im actually starting to get nervous driving the thing. what could be wrong with it? is it something i could easily fix or are we talking mechanic job?

Jareds 89 LX-i
01-29-2003, 11:08 PM
Bad CV joints, bad ball joints, and/or bad tie rods would be my guesses

01-30-2003, 02:33 PM
Mine does it too, but only around 3000 and up RPMS and fast speeds.

Does this mean tires??

01-30-2003, 03:20 PM
Not necessarily tires. If your tires would do it, it wouldnt matter what RPMS your car was running at. I would guess its your CVs since its happening during acceleration. They arent that expensive, and arent that difficult to put in. If you arent comfortable touching your suspension then I wouldnt mess with them since you need to take some suspension parts apart to get to it....Do it and learn along the way, its straight forward.


01-30-2003, 03:23 PM
It's has to be the CV joints. shouldnt be more than 80 bucks including core.

Do it yourself. It's pretty easy! Make sure you have an manual in hand.