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Old 06-02-16, 03:58 PM   #1
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Problem starts; my car started off with an alignment being needed, I do it and my car still has a slight vibration, i asked a few friends and was told that my tires could be the problem, I ended up going to a tire shop and they replace my back two and after this is done a few minutes of driving i get a "AWD" light come on and couldnt go back that same day but on the highway i started getting this crazy kind of mid car vibration. I went back and they found a bent rim on the left rear and that same side new tire had a bump after a day of use. Ended up buying a new OEM rim. After Mounting it , the problem was still there but not as bad as before. Then I pay a visit to a lexus Dealership for a diagnostic and they said that the same side as the new rim wheel bearing is bad and also needed front new rotors and break pads and four New tires and replace both rear struts. they said that fixing the bearing would solve the vibration so i started off with that since im somewhat on a tight budget but after replacing it the vibration somewhat got toned down but still shakes the same way after reaching 70-75 miles and hour. I've spent so much on repairs to still have this problem. would do you guys think is the problem here
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Old 06-02-16, 04:38 PM   #2
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Seeing you still get a vibration, which I assume is felt in the steering wheel and not in the brake pedal, you still might have a bent wheel somewhere. I got a mild vibration in the steering wheel at the exact same speed when I found out one of my rear wheels were bent.

Hope you come to a solution soon! You keep throwing money at it, and that must suck!
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That"s The weird thing my steering wheel doesn't shake, its the car itself.
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if you can wait a little bit, I seem to have this same issue but am a little further along. I have had some ordeal with my local dealership and had to contact corporate offices, just awaiting their reply
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Is you moonroof open when youre experiencing it?
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1st, car vibrate has nothing to do with alignment, tires needs balancing, aftermarket rims or cheap tires sometimes cause slightly vibration, that's normal, my is250 AWD has little wheel vibration at 65 mile 110km/h because tires are made in China Rims are made in Taiwan.

2nd AWD light came on ? the alignment guy must of done something, your tires need ROAD FORCE Balance, that guy did not do a good job on tires. Wheel Bearing only make Wobbing noise at 30 mile+ brake pad makes clicking noise, strut make clunking noise, bad Rotor make your steering shake when braking at high speed and pull at low speed lol

Anyways check your rims and tires with a best Tires Shop, i suspect your tires are cheap one ?

3, Dealership is a Moron, wtf with wheel Bearing rotors and brake ?
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Is you moonroof open when youre experiencing it?
No, everything is close. I took it back to the mechanics; they say i need to replace both rotors and break pads. ill do that this weekend and see if that fixes my problem but after all the research i doubt it's this but i guess ill find out. my whole car vibrates when i hit 65 + idk i need help
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Front wheel/tire problems are usually felt in the steering wheel. Rear wheel/tire problems are usually felt throughout the car. Sounds like you have an issue with the rear wheels/tires. Brakes usually don't cause the type of vibration you appear to have. A good Lexus dealer will temporarily swap out your wheels with some known to be OK to see if the vibration goes away.
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No, everything is close. I took it back to the mechanics; they say i need to replace both rotors and break pads. ill do that this weekend and see if that fixes my problem but after all the research i doubt it's this but i guess ill find out. my whole car vibrates when i hit 65 + idk i need help
Brake pad and rotor has nothing to do with Vibration like he said above, did you read my post ? if front caliper seized or warped you'll feel steering wheel shake when apply the brake and pull to one side, same as the rear but less feel, if something wrong with BRAKE you should feel at all speed. My guess is your TIRES, all cheap tires will have vibration at certain speed, mine vibrate at 65 but stop at 70+ up to you man we here to give you solutions.
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Front wheel/tire problems are usually felt in the steering wheel. Rear wheel/tire problems are usually felt throughout the car. Sounds like you have an issue with the rear wheels/tires. Brakes usually don't cause the type of vibration you appear to have. A good Lexus dealer will temporarily swap out your wheels with some known to be OK to see if the vibration goes away.
EXACTLY, his tires causes the vibration bro !
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