Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Tire wobbling when driving

asked by on

The front passenger's side tire wobbles when I drive. I just had the wheel bearing, hub, and rotor replaced.

A: Hello, it sound like the bearing or wheel w...

Hello, it sound like the bearing or wheel was not installed correctly or has become loose. I would recommend not driving the vehicle since this created a hazard. I would take the vehicle to the shop that performed the repair or have another mechanic from YourMechanic come out and perform an inspection of your vehicle's wobbling/shaking issue to determine what repairs should be completed.

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・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car won't start and clicks when the key is turned

Hello - you may have already diagnosed the problem yourself - well done! By that I refer to your comment that if you jiggle or bang on the shifter, it sometimes makes the difference in starting or not. The neutral...

Q: What could be the reason the front shakes when I go over 60mph.? Thank you for your help.

Hi...unbalanced wheels and tires, tire defects and bent wheels, and loose, worn out suspension parts are the typical causes of vehicle front end vibration at speed. It is also possible that loose, or defective, motor mounts can be a cause...

Q: 1. Vehicle is making a loud groaning sound when turning during very cold weather. 2. Will only allow fuel filling in short spurts.

Hi There, The groaning noise you are referring to may possibly be a failing wheel bearing. A wheel bearing will usually fail due to pitting or small damage on the surface of the rollers or the bearing race. Both the...

Related articles

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 Renew Your Car Registration in Oklahoma(DELETED)
Having your car registered with the Oklahoma Tax Commission is an important part of driving legally in this state. You will need to do this within 30 days of moving to Oklahoma...
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...