Q: Bumpy ride at high speeds

asked by on February 02, 2016

My car gives a bumpy ride when going at high speeds on the highway. It does not bump at lower speeds.

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Hi. If the car has a wobble to it at high speeds it may be a that the wheels are not balanced. Also it can be because of a damaged wheel bearing. A mechanic can take it for a test drive to diagnose the cause of your bumpy ride and ensure your safety at higher speeds.

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