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Old 12-02-2012, 10:21 PM   #1
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I just had my front sway bar links and bushings replaced, new tires, than got my alignment. Car pulls to the right, if going like 70mph pulls considerably. The print out showed everything was in alignment. The steering also seems little more loose. Could it be the new tires needing to be kind of broken in? Or from somewhere I read, maybe the toe is still outa wack? Thanks for you help !
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Old 12-02-2012, 11:03 PM   #2
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Alignment is probably not right.
Can you show us the alignment sheet?
Where was it done, a chain tire/ sears type place?
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Old 12-02-2012, 11:12 PM   #3
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Town fair tire..
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Old 12-02-2012, 11:14 PM   #4
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Sounds like you mean, if you take your hands of the wheel, the car starts moving to the right.

If the alignment is not an issue, check tire pressures. Did you change from a generic type tire to a performance tire? Some will follow road irregularities much more - it's called tramlining - and road camber can also effect them more. Shouldn't be as bad as you describe though.
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bad tire.....likley
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Old 12-03-2012, 03:53 AM   #6
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No just got regular a/s tires. The tire pressures are spot on. To pulls on new smooth tarmac on the highway that was redone about 2 months ago, and pulls the same on the regular highways, that are much older.
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Old 12-03-2012, 06:05 AM   #7
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post the alignment printout

and if you have a bad tire it can make it pull
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I will post it up tonight and my tires are maybe 100 miles old and I know that doesn't mean that I couldn't have a bad tire
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Could be bad tires or alignment. Even if the alignment sheet says everything is good it doesn't mean there wasn't a problem with the procedure that can cause the car to drive poorly. You could swap the front tires and see if the car pulls the other direction. Otherwise I would take it back to them.

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Well tomorrow I'm going to have my sway bar links and bushings doubled checked and tightened, rebalance the wheels than redo the Alignment.
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