Consider yourself lucky if you’ve never experienced the death wobble. It’s enough to scare the daylights out of the most experienced drivers on the road.
It occurs in various vehicles, resulting in a violently shaking steering wheel. Your vehicle will eventually shake to the point where you’ll think it’s about to fall apart.
Result of faulty suspension and steering components. Some common causes include the steering dampener, tire pressure, tire balance, and a vehicle that’s out of alignment.
Luckily, the death wobble is fixable. Unfortunately, it’s likely not going to be something you can or should attempt to repair yourself.
Almost every Jeep or 4×4 truck seems to have some history with the death wobble. Some vehicle manufacturers are better than others.