View Full Version : a serious question

04-04-2007, 11:19 AM
hey i have a serious question for all you jeep nuts out there i was driving down the road last night at 50kh and my jeep cherokee started to shake really bad and we almost fliped it the onely way to decribe it is if some one grabed you and started shakeing you back and forth and side to side really fast..... what could that be? some one told me my tires where unbalenced
and some one else told me my tires where seperating cuse i have 33's on it?
can any one else tell me ?

04-04-2007, 11:22 AM
I could offer some advise but your best advise will come from MATT and/or Mike over at Jeep thrills

04-04-2007, 11:23 AM
sounds like a tire problem to me, unless you can see something loose on the suspension

04-04-2007, 11:29 AM
what you have is called death wobble,just got rid of it in the wifes grand.My prob was that the steering stabilizer(shock)bushings were worn out,mine was a easy fix...The best thing to do is look under the front end and get someone to move the steering wheel back and forth and look for and play anywhere[cheers]

04-04-2007, 01:25 PM
same thing happened to me,it was that one tire was low,but it could be some loose suspension[cheers]

04-04-2007, 09:10 PM
Worn out strg or suspension components or alignment problems(usually to much castor)

04-04-2007, 09:56 PM
thanks guys i really need all the advice i can get right now my head is in other places i am getting maried on saturday april 7........ my tires are good i just put new ones on today and it is still doing it ?

04-05-2007, 07:59 AM
Mine was a loose track bar bracket. Happened about 6 months after I lifted it. I also have 33's on a cherokee. Loctite fixed the problem.


04-15-2007, 05:53 PM
could be the frame..er unibody is torn somewhere. probably steering related have had similar problems before where the tierod ends were both loose(worn) and it shook it enough to spill my coffee

04-15-2007, 10:54 PM
mine was from my sway bar bushings

04-16-2007, 01:15 AM
yer all wrong

04-16-2007, 08:34 AM
If you just put new tires on - didja retorque the wheel nuts?

04-16-2007, 10:26 AM
I had some clunk in mine, turned out to be the track bar joints - replaced the bar with greasable ones, was good.

04-16-2007, 12:13 PM
i re-torked the new tires and i fixed my track bar "bracket" and my coil springs and still no good news yet :( i think it is all the rubber bushings on the front thay all look like shit and are toren up and missing chunks ....

04-16-2007, 01:40 PM
Also check the shocks mine was caused by a spring over shock ie the shock was gone and the spring was causing the wobble

04-16-2007, 03:13 PM
on my grand cherokee i had serious bad deathwobble, and the only way to get rid of it was to slow down to a dead stop.... finally figured it out, pulled the stabilizer shock off and i could move it with 1 finger..... put a pro comp one on , and haven't had a problem since