Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Front suspension shaky.

asked by on

My front suspension is a little shaky and makes a tweaky sound when driving slowly. So I need to change the suspension? Also, the rear wheel on the driver's side vibrates a lot.

You need to have the front lower control arms checked for worn out bushings and ball joint. The struts may be worn out also. The rear tires should be checked for balance or damage. I recommend having a qualified mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, come and inspect your suspension system as well as your rear tires.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: 1995 honda accord, i replaced thermostat, coolant fan switch, and im still overheating

Hello, thank you for writing in. The engine coolant temperature sensor is a critical part to how the vehicle will run the fans, and that needs to be addressed first. Secondly, we need to make sure the water pump is...

Q: No crank no start from ignition

Be sure any engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated, thus preventing the car from starting. Broadly, either the starter motor/solenoid assembly is faulty or the electrical circuit supplying the motor has a fault. That circuit begins at the...

Q: Brakes vibrating when pressing brake pedal

Hello, typically when brakes are vibrating, there is usually something mechanically wrong like warped rotors, loose wheel bearings or worn tie rod ends. Checking the tie rod and wheel bearings is easy. The vehicle must be jacked in the air...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...