Civic shimmy at high speeds

  1. Younggun90

    Younggun90 Member

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    Hey everyone,

    I just bought a '16 EX-T 3 days ago and I love the car so far!! The only problem to date, other than the horn, is a car-wide shimmy when I hit 75+ mph. It's not just in the steering wheel. My passengers and I both can feel it to the point our bodies are physically shaking. The car was a demo so it does have almost 1,000 miles on it. It almost felt, at first, like there was a speed governor on it. Anyone else have this problem or should I take it in?
     
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  2. inv4zn

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    Get the dealer to replicate, and ask them to rebalance wheels/tires.
     
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    dc2turbo Senior Member

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    i go 80-90mph daily(morning traffic pace on the fast lane) on the highway for 20min with no shakes.

    sounds like the wheel is unbalanced
     
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    It could be an unbalanced wheel, weights do fall off. It's typically felt in the steering wheel if it's the front wheels and in your seat if it's the rear wheels but if violent enough, you may feel it in both.
     
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