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Car shakes violently when driving past 40mph and pulls to the left
This is something that can happen when tires and wheels are out of balance or the car needs to be aligned. This can also happen when the brake rotors are warped or when the wheel bearings are bad or in...
Do i need a need a new gas cap/do i need an allignment?
Hello! Your question related to the gas cap suggests that you may have the incorrect gas cap installed on your car (if the original problem was in fact the gas cap). Unlike most vehicles in earlier years, these are...
The car's back rear wheel is bent as if it were hit in the back, which it was. Is the control arm damaged?
If the control arm is bent, almost certainly the wheel will be bent first, not the other way around. If you jack up the rear, block the other wheels to be sure the car can't shift or roll, put the...
Unresponsive wheels accompanied by grinding and shuddering - 2015 Acura TLX
Hi! That seems to be a very unsual issue on a vehicle with such low miles. I'm curious what the Acura dealer service department said about this. Being that your TLX is so new and covered under warranty, I suggest...
If the RX450h I bought on 10/7 needs a new left front Axle, should I be ok with that repair? or use the Lemon Law?
Hi and thanks for your input on your vehicle. When you hear a thunk sound coming from the front of the vehicle, you need to determine if the sound occurs anytime or if the sound only occurs when braking and...
Pulling during deceleration
Hello. I would check for uniformity of tire pressure in all four tires. Check for brake drag and failure to release at each wheel. A likely cause is an alignment or frame issue. Check that camber is within FSM specification...
Loss of control over vehicle on a bumpy road
Hello. There are several things that could be causing this problem. The struts of the SUV could be weak or bad causing unstableness. The upper and lower control arms, ball joints, inner and outer tie rods may be worn out...
Noise and pulling to right still exist after repairs
Hello. It is possible that there is a problem with the tires on your vehicle. If a tire is not perfectly round it can cause the pulling that you are experiencing as well as the noise you hear while driving....
right side steering pulls to the right
From what you described about your 2000 Ford Focus, you may have a bad tie rod end or a bad tire. Have the front end inspected and checked for damage. A vibration is most likely a tire or bearing, and...
Rough idling, check engine light on
First have an experienced technician, like one from YourMechanic, look the vehicle over and read the fault codes from the vehicle. The trouble code may unveil a problem causing the rough idle. Otherwise make sure the maintenance has been kept...
Car pulls to the right at different speeds
Thanks for writing in about your 2012 BMW 535xi. There are several potential causes for the car to pull in one direction. The pull you're feeling may just be due to the crown of the road. Other potential causes include...
On interstate, car severely vibrated and pulled to left
Hi there. There is indeed a recall for this exact issue - it is #06186 and it calls for crossmember replacement. I recommend you present this recall to the dealer so they can make things right.
I have hit a curve and flat my tire but I had to ride the rim home. I got a new tire but my car pulls to the right and left now
Hey there. Unfortunately, when you hit the curb you may have damaged the steering gear or the tie rod ends. You should have the suspension and steering checked to pinpoint the problem. If your car cannot be driven, then have...
The car pulls every once in a while
Hi there, thanks for writing in. Sounds like this may be related to either transmission components failing, or potentially a fuel delivery problem which may also create the jerking feeling that you're describing. Does the car run fine when in...
Having problems when braking the vehicle the steering wheel pulls to the right
Hey there. If your vehicle pulls to one side when you apply the brakes, it typically means that you have a braking imbalance at one of the front wheels. This may be caused by a collapsed or faulty brake line...
It make a loud noise when I am driving and act like it don't won't to pull
Hi there. We might need more information from you to accurately determine what's going wrong with your 2007 Cadillac SRX. However, if you're hearing a loud noise coming from the engine compartment and the engine feels sluggish, it could be...
Car keeps stalling and there is a pulling feeling when driving
This is a common sign of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor (TPS) is a sensor used to monitor the throttle position of a vehicle. The sensor is usually located on the butterfly spindle/shaft so that it...
Transmission slipping and pulls left and right - 2006 Mercedes Benz CLS500
Hi there, thanks for writing in. There is an internal speed sensor on this transmission that has been problematic for Mercedes Benz. It is corrected when under warranty, and there are numerous cases where the MB dealer handled this as...
Can warn tie rod ends cause the vehicle to pull to one side?
Thanks for writing in. If the pull is constant, then you may have worn suspension components like control arm bushings. You should have the entire front suspension checked for worn components. If you'd like, a YourMechanic certified technician can come...
Car is pulling like it wants to keep moving when at a stop
Hello and thank you for your question. This is a symptom of the brakes not being applied correctly. Check the condition of the brakes for proper adjustment. Also, look at the rpm's of the vehicle and make sure that the...

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