[Vwdiesel] Shake at a speed + side slide

Tony and Lillie tonyandlillie1 at earthlink.net
Mon Aug 20 16:51:17 EDT 2007

In addition, also check your rear shocks. Easiest ways are see if there is 
any evidence of oil running down them from the shaft, and bounce the rear 
and see how many times it takes to settle. It really should go no more than 
one cycle after bouncing it.

Tony Hoffman

----- Original Message ----- 

 You may have a rear wheel out of spec which will make
> things worse easily and it's easy to fix with an alignment...
> shims.  :-)
>  Grab the tops of your rear tires and give them a few good
> push/pulls and see if your wheel bearings have gotten loose.
> I find that's often the cause of a "loose" rear end.  Feels a
> lot like low tires or shot shocks.
>  Otherwise get under the car with a pry bar and give your
> joints a good looking over.  Also might jack by the body and
> pry between the lower arm and the CV joint/body or such to
> check your ball joints.  They usually just clunk but might as
> well check it all including tie rod ends.  Do like with the rears
> only grab the tires at 9:00 and 3:00 and do the wiggle thing.
>     Loren 

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