Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Car veers left

asked by on

After getting into a car accident, the car veers to the left.

A: The damage from the accident may have bent ...

The damage from the accident may have bent or broken an important suspension component. Control arms and struts take a heavy hit when impacted and can bend, throwing off the vehicles wheel alignment. Have an experienced technician inspect the steering and suspension systems for signs of damage. They will also be able to make the repairs necessary to get your car steering straight again.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Clutch pedal goes to floor

The most likely cause is that the clutch slave cylinder at the transmission is leaking. The leak would be coming from the transmission bellhousing at the bottom, if this is the case. The transmission clutch line from the clutch master...

Q: What replacement bulbs should I buy?

Your car requires a number of different light bulbs – from the headlights to the taillights, Brake Lights, dome lights, map lights and more. Over time, your bulbs will eventually burn out and need to be replaced. When that happens,...

Q: When am driving,especially above 15km/h and then step on the clutch,the rpm starts varying from 1000-3000.what can cause that

This can happen when the idle air control valve is dirty or not working properly. This is a unit that monitors the air/fuel mixture at idle speed. This can also happen when the mass air flow sensor is not working...

Related articles

How to Renew Your Car Registration in Oklahoma(DELETED)
Having your car registered with the Oklahoma Tax Commission is an important part of driving legally in this state. You will need to do this within 30 days of moving to Oklahoma...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.