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Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems
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Experience:  Owner at Carolina Auto Service & Sales , 20 years Experience in Foreign & Domestic Vehicles
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Vehicle wanders, steering is tight. Yes, 2009 RX350, Not

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Vehicle wanders, steering is tight.
JA: Have you checked the fluids?
Customer: Yes
JA: What is the model/year of your Lexus?
Customer: 2009 RX350
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Not fixing myself. No actions yet.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no

Hi, I'm Chad. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question and I will be posting your reply ASAP.

hey how are you

1- if it is wondering and steering tight , check Outer Tie rod on the steering rack

2- also check the lower control arms bushing

3- have you had it aligned or check alignment

4- what is the mileage on it

Please let me know

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Alignment was checked. 88000.0 miles.

This is an exploded view of the Front suspension parts & steering gear , showing the components needs checking , lower control arms & outer tie rod

Please click on the blue link to see the pictures

Please let me know if that works for you

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Thank you, ***** ***** have the items you mentioned checked.!