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Vibration in steering

Discussion in 'New TDI forum member introductions' started by KOO, Aug 22, 2012.

  1. KOO

    KOO New Member

    Aug 21, 2012
    Jetta 2006
    I have 2006 Jetta . I put new tires on and still have vibration in the steering wheel. any ideas.
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  2. DubFamily

    DubFamily Active Member

    May 30, 2012
    2012 Golf TDI 6MT
    Southern Maryland / DC
    Golf R Steering wheel & E-Brake handle\BFI Leather Shift Knob \ Sport Pedals \ Torque Pro App \ Clear Sidemarkers
    Did you have the wheels/tires balanced when they were installed? If so, then:

    -Bad tire (flat spot or bubble)
    -Bent wheel
    -Control arm bushings

    Just to name a few. Recheck the tires and wheels first, if they are good then rotate the front wheels to the back. If the problem is in the wheels the vibration will move from the steering wheel to your seat (IE it will feel like the seat of the car/floor is shaking rather than the steering wheel). If it isn't the wheels then it will remain unchanged.

    At that point start looking at alignment or control arms as the "most common" culprits.

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