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Vibration in 1984 Ford Country Squire Wagon

Around 60 mph and up I get a strong vibration that seems to get heavier and then softer as I drive. It dosen't effect driving just isn't smooth. Front tires and wheels have been balanced and the suspension seems tight upon inspection. Any ideas?

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Old 12-25-2010, 10:10 AM
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Could be a u-joint check them.


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Do you feel it in the floor or in the wheel. Rear tires out of balance will cause a vibration that comes and goes. Also as mentioned U-Joints can also cause a vibration. A U-Joint vibration usually will not come and go, it usually gets worse with speed.
With U-Joints, you can look where the cup meets the cross and look for signs of rust.
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Thanks for info, didn't have access to computer till now
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Are you saying that when it's heavier when you drive then gets softer.
Ok so are you saying that when it's actually reaching it's worse spot with the vibration then say you level out and are possibly easing off the gas then it gets softer with the vibration then ?
If so then it can very well be a u-joint and still yet a tire / wheel problem. JMO


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many years ago i had a strange vibration problem , no one could find it, until Mr. smarty came along, ended up being the drive shaft...some how it got a little skewed... I'll never forget that, took over a month to find the problem....
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