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post #1 of 5 Old 09-07-2010, 04:27 PM Thread Starter
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Truck swaying like crazy in the rear please help

Truck swaying like crazy in the rear. I can't find the problem. I have replaced upper and lower ball joints, u-joints, in both sides in the front, , checked the rear shocks, steering shock, put new tires on, Truck is not lifted 2000 f-250 4x4 I'm going to change the front sway bar end links tomorrow. Has anyone had this problem? It sways like a race car on slicks with low air pressure. It is scary to even drive it. Please help! Thanks

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have u checked the u bolts that hold the rear leaf springs in place mine was doing the same and i found that the nuts on the u bolt was loose.
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Drag link and or steering box. Get someone to sit in your truck and turn the wheel back and forth while you inspect the front end for movement/play. If everything is tight in the rear it's gotta be in the front and just transmitting to the rear


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Another member here just had this problem... it was his tires.

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ya what kind of tires you got? my dad just bought a set of geolanders ad they make you feel like your pulling a trailer all the time.

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