Why does your car steer so easily and the steering wheel vibrates on highway?

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I experienced the same problem with my ford. After checking out a couple things i discovered during a tire rotation that i had a bent rim. These happen when you hit potholes. I was able to replace the rim with a re-tooled one (saved me about $100) and the vibration immediately stopped. The bend wasn't really visable to me but after it was off the wheel i could see it. You should stop by your local tire place and get it checked out.

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