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My 03 Range Rover feels like its being blown around by wind gusts when I drive it down the interstate. The best way to describe what happens is to compare it to the sensation you would get driving a small car and having an eighteen wheeler pass you and blow you around. Its not extremely drastic but it is non stop the entire time you are at highway speeds. Please advise?
 

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Re: Unstable at highway speed-feels like its being blown by wind

May be time for alignment and check the tires.
 

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Re: Unstable at highway speed-feels like its being blown by wind

I just bought this range rover 3 weeks ago. I had an 04 Range for 3 years so I know what they are supposed to drive like. Don't get me wrong, it drives wonderfully but when it is on the highway, it feels like its being blown around every 5-or so seconds.
 

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Re: Unstable at highway speed-feels like its being blown by wind

Alignment maybe, or a bent wheel?
 

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Re: Unstable at highway speed-feels like its being blown by wind

The thing is, it is definitely not a vibration at all. It feels EXACTLY like an 18 wheeler truck is flying past you and you feel the wind blowing you around (only there are no cars, nor wind, to be found).
 

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Re: Unstable at highway speed-feels like its being blown by wind

Something is either really loose, or you have a bent frame.
 

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Re: Unstable at highway speed-feels like its being blown by wind

roverboy said:
...or you have a bent frame.
:shock: 8~
 

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Re: Unstable at highway speed-feels like its being blown by wind

I would check the suspension... I had something similar with my Defender when the control arms nuts were loose. Also check your lug nuts.
 

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Re: Unstable at highway speed-feels like its being blown by wind

Thanks for the ideas guys. I have an appointment with Land Rover tomorrow morning. I will let everyone know what the diagnosis is!
 

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Re: Unstable at highway speed-feels like its being blown by wind

Ok the official diagnosis is a faulty ball joint. $250 repair bill.
 
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