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I have a 2004 Lexus E330 that I cannot Keep the new Tires Balanced... the steering wheel keeps shaking. What can I do to stop the Steering wheel from shaking. and I have already had a wheel Alignment. tires rotated and balanced

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Georgia Brown, Director of Education at National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) If you have already taken it back to whomever put on the tires and did the wheel alignment so they can check it, you might take it somewhere else and have them check the front suspension. Also, make sure the tires you purchased are appropriate for your vehicle. Georgia Brown Education Director NIADA

Jamey Wozniak, Owner and CEO at Joe's Hitch, Trailer & Truck Accessories Could be several issues....... but most likely a bad rotor. Could also be a ty rod, control arm, bubble on the tire, etc. Take it to a reputable/certified mechanic and have*em take a look!

Amanda J. Pierce, MBA Debbie, If you have not had your steering components inspected, you may need to have your rack and pinion, struts/shocks inspected also your wheel bearings. Any one or combination of these components may cause an excessive vibration.

Audra Fordin, Owner at Great Bear Auto Shop Hi Debbie, Sometimes, a shake in the steering wheel is not coming from the tires. Do you have this problem when you apply the brakes? If yes, you need to have your brakes checked. When you bring your car in to be checked, has the tech actually driven your car with you to feel what you are feeling? Next time you go in, have them drive with you.

Laurie Sarno, Co-Owner at Super Girls Auto Hello Debbie- There is a possibility that you may have a bent wheel, or the belts in one of the tires have separated from the carcass or casing. Alignment and balance will not correct either of these conditions. Have a competent technician test drive and inspect the vehicle. Hope this helps thanks Super Girls Auto

Lori Johnson, Owner and Instructor at Ladies Start Your Engines Dear Debbie, I would suggest that you take it back and have the wheel balance checked. If that comes out all right then have them look for a bent rim or suspension parts that may need to be replaced. Don*t be afraid to take them out for a drive so that the technician can see the problem you*re having. Lori Johnson

Pat Fleischmann, Director of First Impressions at Community Tire Pros & Auto Repair Firstly, being that the tires are new- I think, I would ask for the tires to be checked for a

Suzanne Grego, Technician at City of Philadelphia Fleet Management Debbie, I would first suggest that you make sure it is a tire issue and not a steering or suspension problem. If it definitely comes down to the balancing, I would need to know if they are large rims with low profile tires. If this is the case, most likely the vehicle needs to go to the dealership for balancing. Suzanne

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