Steering wheel wobble?

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My steering issues still persisting after 3 steering damper replacements, and a driver side shock absorber replaced and “re-tightening bolts”.

This video shows steering wobble 3 weeks after the V41 recall was performed. 5 visits within 22,545 miles for a never ending issue.

After reading on this forum I have found that the updated steering damper has been installed incorrectly. My vehicle has been completely stock through owning it. I was contemplating on the possibility of a buy back or going through the lemon law but have no more patience to deal with this issue. I’m seriously contemplating on getting rid of it by getting something else.
 
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My steering issues still persisting after 3 steering damper replacements, and a driver side shock absorber replaced and “re-tightening bolts”.

This video shows steering wobble 3 weeks after the V41 recall was performed. 5 visits within 22,545 miles for a never ending issue.

After reading on this forum I have found that the updated steering damper has been installed incorrectly. My vehicle has been completely stock through owning it. I was contemplating on the possibility of a buy back or going through the lemon law but have no more patience to deal with this issue. I’m seriously contemplating on getting rid of it by getting something else.
Hi JLSahara18,
We're sorry to hear about your continued steering concern. If you would like, please send our team a private message and we would be happy to get you connected with a Case Specialist.
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I have a fox on order. I had a steer smart one and it lasted 2 months and started leaking. Jeep care did absolutely nothing for me. I have been 2 dealerships and no results. Completely frustrated with this Jeep. I should have kept my JK
 

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I got my 2020 JLUR 3 weeks ago, 1500km on it, and it does the same thing from day 1, even under 10 km/hour, when I hit a pothole, steering will go right and left. I accepted it as a "Jeep thing" . Even my steering wheel pretty tight, less than 1-inch play. it still does crazy stuff, like I always have to center it, the thing pulls to right. and sometimes when I park I see my steering - let's say turned halfway to right but the tires are straight lol I always get confused. the car has been in the dealer for pulling right, but they said it happens because of road crowns, nothing wrong with the car. Any advice appreciated.
 

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725 posts later (not mentioning one's read via links) I'm still incredibly sad to hear there is still confusion.
Just started experiencing the shimmy in my 2018 JLU Sport after getting the mopar 2" and running 35's about a month ago (at about 14000 miles).
I do have some questions before talking it into the dealership next week...i want to go in with some ammo
With a manufactured date of 05/18 are these new track bars and drag links going to be available to me based on the updates?
Do i have to get new control arms to adjust the angle of uhhh (brain fart) or can it be done on stock ones?
I know my issue isn't much of a problem yet, but as everyone else has already said it will only get worse in time.
I also understand that adding the lift and relying on an already suspect SS isn't the best idea, so buying the fox upgrade is in my very near future.

Hopefully there are still new improvements that maybe haven't been added here @JeepCares

George
 

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725 posts later (not mentioning one's read via links) I'm still incredibly sad to hear there is still confusion.
Just started experiencing the shimmy in my 2018 JLU Sport after getting the mopar 2" and running 35's about a month ago (at about 14000 miles).
I do have some questions before talking it into the dealership next week...i want to go in with some ammo
With a manufactured date of 05/18 are these new track bars and drag links going to be available to me based on the updates?
Do i have to get new control arms to adjust the angle of uhhh (brain fart) or can it be done on stock ones?
I know my issue isn't much of a problem yet, but as everyone else has already said it will only get worse in time.
I also understand that adding the lift and relying on an already suspect SS isn't the best idea, so buying the fox upgrade is in my very near future.

Hopefully there are still new improvements that maybe haven't been added here @JeepCares

George
Hi George,
We'd be happy to connect you with a Case Specialist to assist you and your dealer. If this is of interest, please send us a PM.
Alex
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I relocated my damper with a synergy relocation bracket. The “shimmy“ gets worse when you change the damper location bandaid that FCA has engineered.
I’ve racked my brain learning about damping valving and fluid dynamics over the past 4 months since the “shimmy” started. I have several Ram 2500 dampers ordered (near same dimensions, but different bodies and orifices) and expected to arrive this week for on and off-road testing to hopefully resolve this problem. Do you think this is a good parking spot for found data? If not, please provide a link and I’ll send write ups.

also I had the steering box replaced with the Steel Body gearbox, I went from 0.030” play with “Al”, to 0.018” with NEW “Fe” Box, and torqued 4) M12 bolts to SAE 100 ft-lbs thus leaving me with 0.006” deflection (movement) video linked:
https://youtube.com/shorts/H_I-urXN62w?feature=share
 
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