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Old 10-03-2012, 04:38 PM
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Death wobble fix

I have a 2005 F250 Powerstroke with a 6" Pro Comp lift. Around 49 mph, if I hit a bump just right, it will go into a vicious death wobble. It already has dual stabilizers. They were replaced around 8,000 miles ago, but I was wondering if there is a heavy duty option available. Is there anything that can be done such as upgrading the sway bar links or pitman arm that will help?
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Old 10-03-2012, 04:55 PM
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Its most likely going to be in your Track bar, Drag Link or a lack of Caster. I would start by lying under the front of the truck with it running. Have someone turn the wheel back and forth. Look for play in any joints especially the drag link and track bar. Put your hang on them and see if you feel any play. If you have a nice life insurance policy I would not let the beneficiary be the one to be in the running truck while you are laying on the ground in front of it.
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definatly a track bar or caster issue more than likely. crappy steering will be just that, but a dancing track bar or lack of positive caster, will cause death wobble every time.
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