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Old 08-06-2003, 10:06 AM
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W210 steering/suspension

My "new to me" E300 seems to wonder on uneven pavement. I notice this most when I am driving on the highway where there are ruts or wells in the smooth pavement caused by all the big trucks. When my car hits these areas it is very hard to keep moving in a straight line.

Additionally, there is a steeriing wheel vibration at about 65 mph that is not due to wheel balence.

What components could be the culprit?
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Old 08-06-2003, 11:12 AM
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What kind of tires do you have on the car. That can play a big role in your problem.
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Old 08-06-2003, 11:21 AM
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The dealer put on new GreenX's before I bought the car
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