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Q: I bent my rear sway bar pretty bad. Had it replaced, but the wheel is still a little bent. What else can be the problem?

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I bent my rear sway bar pretty bad had it replaced but the wheel is still a lil bent what else can be the problem?

My car has 206000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. The rear wheel being out of alignment, could be the result of a bent strut assembly, a bent trailing/control arm, a bent bearing knuckle and/or bent rear subframe. Replacing components without diagnosis can be expensive and time consuming without resolution. I recommend having your vehicle’s suspension diagnosed and repaired by a certified technician, such as one from YourMechanic.

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