196 Responses to “Defect Alert – Death Wobble in Jeep Wranglers” #1 Kasundra Smith says: . December 18th, 2011 at 1:07 am. I purchased this 2007 jeep wrangler on Nov. 28 this year and I didn’t even make it home and it did this *death wobble*.
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Death Wobble Cures: XJ Cherokee / ZJ Grand Cherokee Front Track Bar Conversion w/ 1.25-inch Adjustable Track Bar
The dreaded death wobble has been a problem on 4x4s for ages. The warning sign is a shudder or shimmy in the front axle while on the road. This can develop into a violent shaking and near loss of ...
Same issue with my wife's first jeep. The track bar was the problem there too. If the bolts for the track bar ever get loose or the joint gets play in it the death wobble will return.
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While the causes and cures of death wobble are a highly debated topic, if your truck has it, there is no mistaking it. The first step in controlling death wobble is understanding exactly what it is.
My "death wobble" problem is gone!!! This linkage is built much more heavy duty than the stock linkage, to prevent flexing, and the tie rod connects both front wheels together directly, instead of the rinky-dink OEM "Y" type linkage that comes stock on trucks of these model years and allows the front wheels to flop around independently.
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