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Q: Car hard to steer and feels like it is dragging something.

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While driving something happened to my car making it hard to steer. It also feels like the car is dragging something and when I looked underneath the car, it looks like something is sitting on the back tires.

A: Hello, from your description is seems like ...

Hello, from your description is seems like the vehicle is possibly dragging something. Your best option is to get the aid of a mechanic to take a look and diagnose what's going on.

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