How to fix the Death Wobble
So your driving your truck and randomly your truck starts shaking like
crazy. well congratulations you just experienced what some people call the
death wobble. Watch my video and ill explain whats wrong and what needs to
How to Solve DEATH WOBBLE in a Dodge Ram Truck HEAVY DUTY
This video explains the main culprit that causes death wobble in 3rd
generation heavy duty Dodge Ram Trucks.
Installation tips are given regarding the track arm bushing.
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How to replace the track bar in a Dodge Ram
I demonstrate a worn track bar in my 1998 Dodge Ram, and I show how I
swapped it for an aftermarket Moog bar. Track bar movement is one of the
possible causes of front end vibration, causing a syndrome of "death
wobble", sometimes described in Dodge Rams and Jeep trucks. Although I had
some steering wheel drift, I did not notice any form of front end wobble on
This video is published for entertainment purposes only, so do not
misconstrue this as an instructional guide. I am not a professional
mechanic, and any misadventure resulting from your attempt to repair your
vehicle is your responsibility.
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Get a breaker bar on
Dodge Ram Wheel hub bearing wheel joint repair how to 4x4.
Bye Bye Transmission...
dan running his truck threw the mud out behind the barn. guess the
transmission was going to go eventually considering it had 200,000+ miles
and hauled horse trailers most of its life. but it drove in and it drove
out all on its own.
heres a little info about the truck:
1999 ram 1500
4 inch suspension lift
dana 60 front/ dana 70 rear
gutted cat into flowmaster muffler all 3" pipe.
tires are 35x15 interco tsl boggers on 16.5x12 MT classic wheels
Steering/Suspension linkage film along with trackbar flex on my '07 2-door
Death Wobble / Steering Shake Test
I tried to be as consistent as possible in these tests. Unfortunately I no
longer had the JKS track bar when I decided to make this so I used old
video. All the tests were done within 4 MPH of each other (according to my
For the JKS the wobble was triggered by a pot-hole on a freeway on-ramp.
The Full Traction and Teraflex were triggered on a set of railroad tracks
near my work.
Please note that my wobble issue was not related to the track bars them
selfs. This is simply to show the relationship between the stiffness of
the track bar and how long/severe the wobble will be. If you watch my
track bar flex video, you can see how much flex/spring each track bar has.
Bushing replacement shortcut
UPDATE*** THE SPRING IS STILL FINE UNDER THE CAR AND HAS NOT FAILED
Short little video about the way I replace bushings. I've tried the press
and air hammers but this is by far the easiest and quickest way I've found
to replace bushings on upper/Lower A-arms, Trailing Arms, Leaf Springs,