Is rocking normal when standing on tire?

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    I took my truck in to have the tires rotated and oil changed. After I took it in I perceive that the truck rocks more than it used to when standing on the tire. If you lean left or right it rolls just a bit. I stand on my tire all the time to access stuff in the bed. Am I imagining things? Could this really have changed based on the service? It's not alarming, but it feels more noticeable. Thanks!
     
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    Check tire pressure? What was it before and after?
     
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    it went from about 23 to about 32psi. I hadn’t filled them since my purchase in March. Think that’s it?
     
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    23? That's what I would use while on bumpy off road...a bit low for highway. Didn't your low tire pressure warning come on?

    32 is about right...I run 35 highway.
     
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    Is it possible the lug nuts were not tightened after the tire rotation on all four wheels?
     
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    It didn’t come on and it didn’t show low in my app either. Only knew it was low by looking at the screen on the left. Thanks for the tip!
     
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    Thanks. I’ll torque those tomorrow and check.
     
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    you mean rocking as is the tires rolling and taking up the drivetrain slack> or are you talking from a vertical axis actually in and out perpendicular to the axle?
     
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    The former thanks. Like the truck moves and inch or two forward and an inch or two backward.
     
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    That’s normal if your parking brake isn’t on
     
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    Yup, going forward and backward is normal and I expect you to notice it now if you went from 23psi to 32psi, as the tire isn't absorbing most of that movement anymore.
     
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