Jeep Jk Death Wobble At 40 Mph
Death wobble is how some owners describe a vibration in the steering wheel after their jeep wrangler hits a bump at highway speeds.
Jeep jk death wobble at 40 mph. One of the common death wobble myths is it can t happen to stock jeeps only ones that have been lifted. My 2011 two door rubicon has 28 000 miles on it. I ve never had the wobble and this doesn t yet qualify as death wobble it starts to wobble at 40 mph stops soon after as you accelerate through it and hasn t yet gotten out of control. Not just the steering wheel and not just the normal vibration or shimmy.
Front wheels hopping all over the place known as the death wobble. Death wobble typically occurs at speeds above 45 mph and in most cases requires a trigger like hitting a bump or a pothole. Personally i have never experienced it behind the wheel of my own jeep but i have been in the passenger seat of eric s while it has happened and it ain t pleasant. Your jeep is designed to absorb and control this vibration but the frequency becomes to much to absorb at 40 to 55 miles per hour when your jeep has death wobble now this wobble isn t to be confused with another jeep issue called bump steer which is a problem that normally arises after adding a suspension lift to the jeep.
I have a 2008 jeep wrangler unlimited with lift kit and 32 tires and goes into a wheel shimmy wobble between 38 40mph no shimmy below or above that speed range. Leaps from bike at 130 mph after brakes fail. Cause of jeep wrangler death wobble found automaker says promising free fix. Any solid front axle vehicle runs the risk of experiencing death wobble.
I just started getting a wobble at 40 mph this morning. Subscribe now 3 for 3 months. Saw this today north of everett. It can also happen at speeds under 45 mph.