After exhaustively searching the web and usenet postings, I would
sincerely appreciate any advice regarding a strong vibration (or
wobble) from the frond end of my 92 Ford Escort Wagon (1.9L, >117,000
mi) while coasting.
The problem only shows up at higher speeds (greater than 45 mph) when I
take my foot off of the accelerator. The vibration is very pronounced,
and it can be felt through the steering wheel. The vibration goes away
when I apply the brakes or when I resume acceleration.
Although the "problem" seems to come from the drivers' side, I've
checked both sides and found no play in the wheel bearings, ball
joints, tie rod ends, or rack assembly. There is only minor play
(<=1/16") in the CV shafts between the hub and transmission, and there
is no clicking sound, even when turning sharply.
Based upon some other posts, I'm going to try rotating the tires.
Other than that, any ideas. I'm guessing the next step would be a