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I would like to know what coud be wrong with the car. I had a wheel alignment and balancing done , but the car still does not ride smoothly. It's like the tires have to get going faster to feel round. It basically does the hopping at a slow speed and then the tires get round.
could you tell me if there is some suspenion problem with the car. It has 290,000kms. always well maintained.

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Hello, it sounds like just like you said, there is a problem with one or more tires, doesn't have to be a balance problem, if the tires are older and show some wear there could be a tire tread separation, this is usually not visible externally, it could even be a bent wheel but you would think they would have found that while balancing the tires  

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