Q: loud thumping or bumping nise when driving straigt, or turning left, when turning right, no nose a all. definitey need an alignm

asked by on August 03, 2017

loud thumping or bumping noise when driving straight, or turning left, when turning right, no nose a all. definitely need an alignment

My car has 140000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

You should have the tires inspected for bubbles or broken cords in one of the tires.

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