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Causes of a Shaking Steering Wheel

CV Joints

CV joints wear out over time. One of thereasons these wear is that they are covered by “boots” – rubber, accordion-like coverings around the axles’ ends - that seal out junk like road salt and sand. The issue is that the boots rip open when they get old and the CV joint, now working with lots of grit inside, will fail.  When this occurs, you can hear a “crunching” noise when turning corners, and you’ll feel it in the steering wheel. (more…)