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work done to the front end of my 2002 silverado...ball joints…

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I just had some work...
I just had some work done to the front end of my 2002 silverado. Tie rod ends, inner and outer, pitman arm, right side wheel bearring, and ball joints. Now when i turn either way it feels as if the truck is in fourwheel drive.
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Chevy Mechanic: cartech, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 years ago
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if the tuck is not moving
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
when driving and turning
Chevy Mechanic: cartech, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 years ago
sounds like the truck wasn't aligned after the repairs
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

the truck has been aligned 4 times over the past 2 days and is still having this problem

 

Chevy Mechanic: cartech, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 years ago
ok is this more apparent at low speeds than higher speeds and is it worse in hard corners than gradual corners
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Its bad in hard cornering or trying to park at the complex in tight situations. It just doesnt turn like it used to, it seems to push around the corners rather than turn. Drives fine at freeway speeds.
Chevy Mechanic: cartech, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 years ago
sounds like you have a four wheel drive actuator motor that is acting up causing the front to be engaged
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

we removed the four wheel drive actuator and that was also not the problem, and the shop that performed the work told me there was nothing wrong with it.

I've driven this truck for 8 years and i know something is wrong, i'm just not sure what

Chevy Mechanic: cartech, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 years ago
im going to opt out so another expert can assist please don't reply until another expert contacts you
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