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looks like the wheel is in a baqd angle and steering not as true.

Customer Question

Skidded on ice and right hand side(car) wheel bashed into high kerb. It now looks like the wheel is in a baqd angle and steering not as true. Please advise.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Steve replied 5 years ago.

Steve :

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Steve :

need to take the car to a front end shop and have what ever is bent replaced and have a alignment done on the car

Customer:

What is bent ?

Steve :

could be the tie rod end or the knuckle hard to say without looking at it

Steve :

need to look at both side s of the car and compare and see what does not look right

Customer:

I understand tie rod end, knuckle end ? (ball joint).

Steve :

yes the ball joint

Steve :

need to compare to the other side see what does not look right

Customer:

So the damage is a possible tie rod bent and ball joint.

Steve :

possible I would need to look at it to make sure

Customer:

ball joint damage

Steve :

I would take it to a front end shop for a accurate diag

Steve :

or the arm could be bent

Customer:

Ok thank you so much for assistance.

Steve :

your welcome

Steve :

thanks for the accept

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