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Old 12-21-2001, 10:56 AM   #1
Radio Flyer
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Join Date: Oct 1999
Chapter/Region: SWIC
Location: Albuquerque, NM
'98 2.5 GT Wagon
Rio Red

Question Problem, or, 'Don't do that'?

I've noticed a couple times, no, I don't do it or feel it often, that when turning with the wheel at full-lock (left -- haven't tried right), that the car bobs and lurches as though the front right tire is flat and buckling. This occurred in the parking lot at my grocery store.

First time I felt it, I actually jumped out of the car to check the tire - which, of course, was fine.

I figure that what is happening is that the u-joint/CV-joint is being forced to move at it's maximum angle, pushing the suspension up and down.

My question: Is it likely that something is broken/breaking, or should I just not do that (turn at full lock)?


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