U.S. House members write to Chrysler as Jeep Wrangler ‘Death Wobble’ Targeted

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    maverick7321 Full Access Member

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    Full Article: AUTOS: Jeep ‘Death Wobble’ Targeted
     
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    Not too surprised. It is annoying but very seldomly happens

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    I can't see shimmy being called "Death Wobble". If you ever had a set of 44" Groundhogs go wild you would know what death wobble is.
     
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    I'd send every single one of the complainants a letter that stated "Buy a Dart."

    These owners should keep their vehicle properly maintained and this will not happen.

    While there's nothing that can be done to completely eliminate "shimmy" (as it is just a characteristic with that type of suspension), it can be virtually eliminated by just keeping the vehicle aligned properly and keeping tires balanced.
     
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    It's because "shimmy" doesn't sound dangerous enough. Wrangler shimmy doesn't make a good headline.

    But "DEATH WOBBLE" makes great print, and gets all the chicken littles running around screaming "We gotta save the children, it's the children!!!"

    This godamn nanny-state BS is getting way out of hand.