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Q: Feels like car cant make turns, without slowing down

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When taking a turn, I have to slow down. Feels like car can't handle a turn without slowing down. Streeing feels like its floating.

My car has 3000000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

A: This could be many things ranging from vari...

This could be many things ranging from various suspension components failing to steering components failing. Without taking the car for a test drive this may be difficult to diagnose. I would recommend having a certified expert, such as one from YourMechanic, come to your home to diagnose your steering and suspension components firsthand for an accurate repair.

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