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Hello,

I recently purchased a 2006 F350 4X4 140K miles. recently while traveling at highway speeds if I hit a rough patch at 60 mph or so the front-end shakes so violently that I have to slow to 40 mph. I've researched online and there seems to be a common problem here. I've read about a track bar from WCMotorsports which is supposed to be a 100% fix. Has anyone purchased this product and what were the results? Also, does anyone have any other possible remedies?

I have contacted Ford Customer service, all I got was a sorry I have to deal with this problem!!

Thanks for your help.
 

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this is exactly what my truck is doing!!!
 

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our 450 was doing that and all we found wrong in the front end was the steering stabilizer blown out. (leakin oil) changed it out and hasnt done it since. its worth lookin into. maybe it will help ur truck too.
 

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Thats a lot cheaper fix than $825 for the aftermarket track bar, Thanks a lot, i'll check it out
 

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i had death wobble changed all kinds of stuff ended up being i had a bent rim and my tires worn out bad fixed rim and bought new tires problems was gone me or truck toyz couldn't believe it
 

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Before you spend all that money have a front end shop check out the front end. Worn out parts normally cause death wobble Ball Joints, tri rod ends steering stabilizer. Once you check out all the worn parts have the alinement shop add at least 5 degrees of positive caster and you shouldnt have a problem. Good Luck
 

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Hey thanks all !!
 

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@05Powerstroke, I can't believe that something so simple would cause such a dangerous condition for so many trucks out there, I'm not questioning that it fixed your problem, just sayin, something internal should be more adaptive to such a mildy minor condition that will happen to any heavy duty work truck ya know
 

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When I had that on my truck what I found out what was causing it was my front shocks were shot and when ever I would go over a good size bump my front tires would jump up and down until I slowed down. Not saying that will be the fix for you but one thing to check.
 

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my shocks look recent, still got the serial number tags on them
 

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Just because they look good doesn't mean that they are working you need to take them off and try to compress them and when you do if it's easy to compress then more than likely than internal valving is shot.
 

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to the op is your truck lifted or stock height?
 

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All factory parts, Its in the suspension shop now, the mechanic only sees Tie rods that need replaced and the steering stablilizer bushing, He says that the tie rods wont cause the wobble, going to adjust the bushing first, then if that works, do the tierods and alignment.
 

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Hello,

I recently purchased a 2006 F350 4X4 140K miles. recently while traveling at highway speeds if I hit a rough patch at 60 mph or so the front-end shakes so violently that I have to slow to 40 mph. I've researched online and there seems to be a common problem here. I've read about a track bar from WCMotorsports which is supposed to be a 100% fix. Has anyone purchased this product and what were the results? Also, does anyone have any other possible remedies?

I have contacted Ford Customer service, all I got was a sorry I have to deal with this problem!!

Thanks for your help.
Im a HUGE fan of Dual Steering Stabilizers .... probably one of the best add-ons I've done. Look in to it ... the factory single is a POS.
 

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Well the tech tightened the bushings in the steering stabilizer, fixed it for about 10 minutes, im thinking procomp track bar and some steering stabilizers? tires after everything is fixed, they are pretty worn, that may be part of it. any thoughts?
 

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I've also heard that putting the 08' track bar in place of the 06' works???
 

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My truck did that, and I ended up replacing the ball joints. You can check your ball joints by jacking the truck up, with the wheel high enough to put a pry bar under. Then pull the pry bar up and if that wheel moves, then you have a bad ball joint.
 
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