Q: My back rear tire is leaning inward at the top and wheel is getting some tear on the inside of the tire

asked by on August 25, 2017

My back rear driver side wheel leaning inwards

My car has 226 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

If you have one of the rear tires leaning in then you have damaged the upper control arm or spindle is bent. Have the vehicle suspension checked for damaged components and have alignment done.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing


Experienced Mechanic?

Earn up to $70/hr

What others are asking

My Car is pulling right while i'm driving as well as when i apply break, my honda service recommanded to do wheel allignment few m

Tire defects, uneven tire inflation (from side-to-side), bent rims, misalignment (particularly too much cross-camber from side-to-side), thrust angle misalignment, damaged suspension components, and sticking brakes can cause pulling. To have the precise cause pinpointed, and corrected, the recommended service to...

My car is showing CHECK RSC NOW and making a beeping sound when it’s on the panel. The ABS light and stability control light are b

Hi there. Thanks for contacting us today. The RSC is referred to as the transmission range selector control and works in conjunction with the ABS system and traction control. In most cases, when this warning light is illuminated, a warning...

Power steering is very hard at low speeds and in reverse.

Sounds like the power steering pump valve is failing or the pump veins are worn and causing aeration of the power steering fluid making the system not function at low engine speeds. Try putting the transmission in low and turning...

How do I flush stop leak out of engine/radiator?

If somebody has put 'stop leak' inside the radiator, it will flow through the entire coolant system and has possibly created an obstruction in the heater core or other cooling system component. If you flush the system, it's possible the...

My car is having all sorts of problems. My check engine light is on. We tuned it up, changed both O2 sensors, checked fuses, and n

Quite often, when one mechanical problem occurs, others are quick to follow. In most cases, they are not related to the same components being faulty. It is possible that during service of replacing or cleaning other parts, a battery cable...

My Appt on Friday

Sent information to CS about the appointment schedule.

Flames coming from the tailpipe and rough idle

Hello there, many common faults will cause your 1984 Dodge D250 to have a rough engine idle and have flames coming from the exhaust. When flames are seen coming form the exhaust it is most often due to unburnt fuel...

poor acceleration check engine

You will want to have the catalytic converters checked. The 540's are notorious for the catalyst inside the catalytic converters breaking apart from the outer wall of the assembly and rattling around, especially upon take off. This will also create...

Replacing Mopar ATF 4+ fluid with Valvoline ATF 4+ fluid

Sure you can. They all mix. Just make sure it's the 4+. It's the same design; they all mix perfectly fine. There is no problem in doing that at all. If you would like to have a technician perform this...

Related articles

What Components of the Suspension or Steering Systems Are Prone to Fail?
In In automotive usage, the term "suspension" refers to all of the parts that connect the vehicle to the road. Every car, truck, and utility vehicle has a suspension that is designed to do three things: Support the vehicle...
What Is the Difference Between Sprung Weight and Unsprung Weight?
Car Car aficionados, particularly those involved with racing, sometimes talk about “sprung” and “unsprung” weight (or mass). What do these terms mean? The spring is the suspension component that holds the vehicle up and cushions it and its occupants and...
How to Buy a Good Quality Tie Rod End
Your Your vehicle's steering system is likely made up of a pinion and rack. Within this system are tie rods, which play a role in moving the tires on your car. These tie rods are found on both of the...