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Old 01-26-2021, 02:07 PM
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Default Same here

What I thought was a nosewheel shimmy at about 25 knots on the ground turned out to be coming from the mains. Discovered this when I fast taxied to get off a long runway, and the nosewheel came up, but the shimmy continued.

New tires on the mains solved everything. Rolls perfectly at all speeds now.

Originally Posted by s24789 View Post
We had a problem that developed after 900 hours of flying. At specifically 24 kts ground speed the nose would vibrate. ReplaceD nose tire, replaceD strut attach bolt, and checked the breakout force. None of this was bad and the problem persisted.

We then replaced the right main tire and brakes and he problem went away. Not saying this is the fix but it worked for us. No issues since.
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