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    Hi

    Can someone recommend a decent wheel balancing place in South Yorkshire (Doncaster, Rotherham or Barnsley if possible!)

    I've had 2 new front tyres on my Vectra from Kwik Fit - and keep taking it back for them to sort and resort the balancing, as it vibrates at 70-75mph on the motorway.

    Its slightly better each time but has not gone away - I have mentioned a "fine balance" as recommended on here but the problem is still there.

    Oh - and please don't suggest the local Vauxhall dealer, Perrys, as they wanted £26 per wheel!!!!

    Thanks in advance
    Richard

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    Rich, had a similar issue, got the wheel balanced on the car, problem sorted. Worth a try if you can find someone to do it...

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    Vectras seem susceptable to this issue, when balancing off the car they really need to use the plate (can't remember the correct term for it) to secure the wheel to machine and not a centre cone that is most commonly used at the likes of Kwik-Fit.
    Cheers Pete

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