Small dips and bumps feel like I’m bottoming out

BigGreen

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Got my oil changed and tires rotated, and now I have a weird sensation where it feels like I’m driving over those lane departure warning bumps at slow speeds. And even more annoying, small bumps or dips, like through an intersection or into a parking lot, sound like I’m bottoming out at anything above crawl speed.
I had the tires checked, said they were out of balance and rebalanced them. Bumps are still there at slower speeds and it still feels like I’m bottoming out if I don’t drive like I’m back in my lowered cars.
Lowering PSI to sub 35 helps the harshness of bumps and dips, but it’s still there. At or above 35 it’s like I have no suspension up front. Anything else I could check? I’m about to just unrotate my tires.



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Got my oil changed and tires rotated, and now I have a weird sensation where it feels like I’m driving over those lane departure warning bumps at slow speeds. And even more annoying, small bumps or dips, like through an intersection or into a parking lot, sound like I’m bottoming out at anything above crawl speed.
I had the tires checked, said they were out of balance and rebalanced them. Bumps are still there at slower speeds and it still feels like I’m bottoming out if I don’t drive like I’m back in my lowered cars.
Lowering PSI to sub 35 helps the harshness of bumps and dips, but it’s still there. At or above 35 it’s like I have no suspension up front. Anything else I could check? I’m about to just unrotate my tires.
You only felt this way after the tire rotation?
To me it was probably always there.
I can make the distinction after driving my courtesy car for a bit (an old Toyota Corolla), it definitely handles smaller speed bumps better than my Jeep in terms of smoothness. Especially if only one side of the wheels hit the bumps. It’s just the boat-like properties of a solid axle vehicle, more body sways.
 
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I like the sway, this is way more harsh. Like when you hit a deep pothole on low profile tires.
 
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Figured out the banging (engine skid mount) still tracking down the wobbling. Good thing about a full size spare is I can keep swapping around.

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Tire was separating.
 
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Got my oil changed and tires rotated, and now I have a weird sensation where it feels like I’m driving over those lane departure warning bumps at slow speeds. And even more annoying, small bumps or dips, like through an intersection or into a parking lot, sound like I’m bottoming out at anything above crawl speed.
I had the tires checked, said they were out of balance and rebalanced them. Bumps are still there at slower speeds and it still feels like I’m bottoming out if I don’t drive like I’m back in my lowered cars.
Lowering PSI to sub 35 helps the harshness of bumps and dips, but it’s still there. At or above 35 it’s like I have no suspension up front. Anything else I could check? I’m about to just unrotate my tires.
Hello BigGreen,
We are certainly sorry to hear about your recent concern after your dealer visit. If you decide to continue working with your dealer, we would be more than happy to have this documented and escalate a case on your behalf for an additional layer of assistance while you work with your dealer. Let us know how you plan to proceed when you can.
Laura
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