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  1. Lane departure light and steering wheel shimmy

    Greetings & Introductions
    Who has experienced this? It is very disconcerting. I am not "departing" from a lane nor am I crossing a white line. The steering wheel sort oi shimmies by itself and then the light goes on. The dealer (HAH) says it is due to the electronics in the steering. My vehicle has only 1600 miles...
  2. Shimmy Shimmy

    Problems & Issues
    Love my 2006 Honda CRV, the last of the macho squared-off body style before the girly jellybean style took over. Around 50,000 miles I got a new set of wheels and tires from Discount Tire Direct and I also inherited a shimmy problem at speeds over 70. Over the years I've tried rebalancing, tire...
  3. 2014 CR-V EXL AWD Front Brakes/Rotors

    Maintenance and Service
    2014 with about 42,000 miles, and currently experiencing a shimmy when braking. (The driver tends to brake hard) I assume it's the front rotors. Has anyone used an aftermarket brand for rotors/pads ? If so, can you provide details ? I have seen a few different brands online, but I am hesitant to...
  4. Shimmy, shimmy

    Problems & Issues
    I've got a 2006 CR-V 2WD with a shimmy between 60-90 MPH. I have noticed e shimmy since I got a set of new wheels and Michelin Hydro-Edge tires. I tried several things to alleviate the problem, including changing wheels and tires and wheel alignments, correcting tire pressure, but the problem...
  5. 2010 crv mid to rear shimmy

    Problems & Issues
    Hello everyone I hope someone can relate to these symptoms and help me out. When I'm travelling at 60 km/hr at exactly the same spot heading into town, the whole car will be triggered into a Noticable shimmy. If I kill the cruise the shimmy shuts down. It's as though with the right speed and...
  6. Kicks To The Left When Letting Off Gas

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    Hello Everyone! I have a 1997 model,and I have noticed in the last couple of months that when i am going at a reasonable rate of speed, my CR-V tends to kick to the left when i let off the gas. It can also shimmy back and forth when I brake hard. Any reasonable guesses, and if I were looking to...
  7. front end shimmy

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    Hi, Just got a 2013 crv new. On first trip, doingn70mph,on thruway, the front end was feeling like I was riding behind a 18'wheeler. The steering was shaky and the car didn't feel very stable. Dealer said it was the windy night we drove in. Should I not drive this in the wind? Anyone else...
  8. Shimmy steering on 03 CRV

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    I am pissed off with my 03 V. New set of Tire- Accelera-225-60-18 Shocks-new-bought from Honda dealer China Rubber bushings-New from CHina tie rod end- new from local honda dealer the steering shimmers on bumpy local roads. Rride is not very smooth and on small bumps in city roads steering...
  9. Shimmy definitely NOT tire balance, What could cause it

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    My 04 Honda Crv 2 wheel drive dx shimmies between 45 and 52 mph. I have already had the tires balanced 4 times in the last 30 days. After the second balance, the same symptoms occurred so I had the front wheels rotated to the back and balance checked again because the mechanic stated that the...
  10. over drive shimmy

    Problems & Issues
    2004 CRV all wheel drive. In overrdrive and only between 1700 and 2000 RPM and under a slight load (i.e. not when coasting) the car shimmy's almost like it is misfiringing. Engine checks out thouroughly. If I take it out of overdrive it stops. This tells me that the overdrive gear is bad. Why...
  11. steering wheel shimmy

    Problems & Issues
    my 06 FWD has a shimmy in the steering wheel. it appears between 65-80 mph. It comes and goes. has been there with 3 different sets of tires and 2 sets of rims. Tires have been balanced numerous times, numerous 4 wheel alignments. tie rod ends, all other suspension componentws are tight. Only...
  12. Brake shimmy

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 2005 CRV ex . It has 52,000 miles . The steering wheel starts shaking when you apply the brakes . It only does this when you are going 65 mph or more and put the brakes on . If you apply the brake easy they don't vibrate . I checked the brake pads and they have about 3/16 material left...
  13. Shimmy in my 2000

    Problems & Issues
    Our 2000 with 113,000 miles has a pronounced 'shimmy' between roughly 62 up till about 75 mph. It's most noticeable in the steering wheel, but can be felt throughout the interior. The mcpherson struts are original and I'm thinking they may be the culprit? Opinions, suggestions etc. Thanks. Jack.
  14. 1999 CRV Steering Wheel Shimmy at Low Speed

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    I just bought my 99 it has 93000 miles on it and when I first take off and the speed is under 20mph to 25mph the steering wheel moves from right to left about 1 to 1 1/2". After I get up i speed it stops. It has new Goodyear tires. That is what I thought it was but they are new only 2000 miles...
  15. Front End Shimmy

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    I have a 1999 Honda CR-V which I bought used. At about 40 to 50 MPH it develops a bad shimmy which dissappears if I decelerate a little or accelerate a little. Also the steering wheel will move back and forth about 1/2 of an inche if I let go of the wheel at very low speeds. I was told by a...
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