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Old 10-24-2010, 02:55 PM
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Death Wobble

Just bought a new used 2010 F-350 with 23K. Had it shipped to me from texas. At about 45 I hit a bump in the road and got some serious oscillation in the steering wheel - the death wobble - nearly pissed my pants had to slam on the brakes to get it to stop. Just had it happen again at about 50. Low Tire pressure light also wont go off all tires just about at 55 psi.

Any help would be great.
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Old 10-25-2010, 08:43 AM
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Dealer just told me caster is 2 deg off and wants 415 to fix it. Why would this be off in the first place and from what I have read this is more of a stabilizer problem?
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Old 10-25-2010, 08:50 AM
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This is a stock truck with no lift
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The stabilizer is more of a way to mask the problem when all other things have been fixed properly.

I wouldn't pay that much for an alignment, but that's a good place to start trying to figure out what the issue is, it's a strong possibility that is it. Try somewhere else for alignment unless you can persuade them to do it under warranty.

You could also post this question in the general 6.4 section and probably get more replies as not too many read in here...
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