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Re: steering wheel cv's?????

rm mcaleer writes:
> I have an Audi 4000 ('84) and it has a problem. The car rides fine, but
> once you get the car up to 75 or higher, the steering wheel starts to
> violently shake.  It does not affect the handling of the car, but I don't
> want to chance it.  We think it might be the CV joints, but we are not
> sure.  Can you help me???

You should check the balance of your wheel/tire combinations first,
and also check them for possible out-of-round conditions.  Bad CV joints
don't normally cause vibrations like what you describe unless they are REALLY
bad (like ready for disintegration), but by then you should be hearing a
lot of noise from them.

96 A4 2.8 quattro
84 5000S 2.1 turbo
80 4000 2.0
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