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Q: new struts and shocks up front and motor mounts, now bouncing and vibrating worse.

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its like it got worse not better. wtf?

My car has 150000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: You need to make sure you do not have a bad...

You need to make sure you do not have a bad tire with separated treads. Have a technician help you put the tires on a balancer. Then they can check before the weights are removed to see if they are out of balance or need to be replaced. If you'd like a second opinion have a qualified technician, like one from YourMechanic, diagnose the vibrations firsthand and suggest an accurate fix from there. Good luck.

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