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Q: lost control of one wheel. on the left. seems broken

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Sudden loss of control to the steering . specicifically on the left front wheel.. vehicle now inoperable
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: It sounds like you had a tie rod ball joint...

It sounds like you had a tie rod ball joint break or another ball joint break. You will have to have the vehicle towed to a shop for inspection, or to a safe area where a mobile mechanic can inspect and repair the steering issue. Depending on the broken joint, and any additional damage that has been done, this will dictate the repairs needed to fix the car.

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