Q: Back tire facing inwards

asked by on January 29, 2016

I was turning my car around and went from dirt to asphalt rather fast. After I had hit the asphalt, I noticed my back tire faced inwards. The rim is not bent.

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Hello. From what you describe, it sounds like you may have bent an arm or two in your rear suspension. This is something that needs to be repaired sooner than later. A tire pointing in the wrong direction can cause handling problems and premature tire wear. You will probably need to take it to a shop since an alignment will need to be performed afterward for the car to travel straight and get proper tire wear. I would have a mechanic inspect your suspension to diagnose your back tire’s issue.

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