While driving at certain speed, the steering wheel chatters towards the direction of rotation of steering wheel.
Car Problem Diagnosis
When a car steering wheel vibrates and the vibration is towards the direction of rotation of steering wheel, this steering problem is called shimmy. There are three reasons that cause this steering problem namely, unbalance front tire and road wheel, vibration from irregular road surface, and unbalance objects rotating with front tire and road wheel. When the vibration occurs on the latter causes of problems it will transmit to the steering linkage into the steering wheel, thus resulted in car steering problems such as shimmy.
Possible Cause of Steering Wheel Shimmy
Unbalance tire / Road wheel, unbalance objects rotating with front tire and road wheel, irregular road surface.
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All about car Recommendation
Since the usual cause of shimmy can be pointed out to an imbalance tire and road wheel, the solution is to bring your car to a reputable auto repair shop and ask the mechanic to subject your car to tire balancing. This should fix the car steering problems.