Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: swinging steering wheel 65mph

asked by on

I have 21 inch tires - S line on my Q7. When I was driving 65 mph plus my steering wheel started to swing. The vibrations make holding the wheel a bad problem. I’ve had the car balanced and other work done on it like replacement wheels and tires. The dealer said they have heard of the same thing. What are your ideas on this? Any solutions?

A: Hello. It is possible that there is a probl...

Hello. It is possible that there is a problem with the wheel bearings, front ball joints, and rear ball joints, and control arms. These components have been known to cause the problem you are experiencing. If your car is still under warranty, have the dealership complete the inspection and repairs. You can also have an independent certified technician, like one from YourMechanic, inspect your car in order to determine why your steering wheel vibrates and let you know what repairs are needed.

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: No light dimmer radio

Hello. On your dashboard, there should be a three piece button that is located between the speedometer and the radio. One of the three buttons should have a plus and minus symbol on it. There should also be a picture...

Q: Cylinder 4 misfire

It sounds like you may need an ignition control module. It's a small device mounted around the right front of the engine compartment. It has a plug with about a dozen wires connected. The module has a separate channel for...

Q: ABS light on

There is a technical service bulletin (TSB) GM has put out concerning a bad ground to the electronic brake controller module or EBCM. This causes a loss of communication and sets the ABS light. There are fault codes associated with...

Related articles

P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...