Q: My trucks front right wheel has negative camber.

asked by on April 28, 2016

I just noticed that my trucks front right wheel has negative camber and this has caused the inside of the tire to wear much faster than the rest of the tire. If I have Jeff Cole come out, is this something that he could adjust to correct it. Do you think a part in the suspension has broken?
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. The first step would be to have the front end inspected to see if the upper and lower ball joints and control arms bushings are worn out and need replacement. If something is worn out and cannot be adjusted, it could create an unsafe driving condition. I suggest having Jeff from YourMechanic come out an do an inspection first, and once the diagnosis is done you can decide what repairs or services need to be performed.

Was this answer helpful?
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

Get a quote

What others are asking

Driver side rear shock is leaking oil the set only has about 2500 miles on them? they are coil over shocks.

Hello. A shock is not always bad, but if you see some residue oil leaking from the shock then it may not be functioning fully. If you see a really wet and dripping shock, then it should be replaced. The...

Cant get timing belt over tensioner

During removal of the old belt, a special tool is used to position the tensioner in the fully retracted position, which makes it easy to slide the new belt over. On removal the instructions are to loosen the belt tensioner...

Car was saying low oil pressure then started making a loud noise then then it leaked all of its oil out

Hi Jerry. What you are describing is a rather clear indication of an oil line leak. There are multiple oil lines and connections that are near the upper portion of your vehicle, that can leak on the exhaust, so knowing...

Related articles

A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 GMC Sierra Hybrid
When When you buy a truck – even a half-ton truck like a GMC Sierra 1500 – you expect to make a trade-off between hauling capacity and fuel efficiency, right? Well, the designers and engineers at GMC don’t think that...
How to Get Buick Dealership Certified
GM/Buick car dealerships offer automotive technician jobs to mechanics who are certified through the Universal Technical Institute (UTI) and GM.
2012 Chevrolet Equinox vs. 2012 GMC Terrain: Which One Should I Buy?
The mid-size crossover SUV category offers the comfort and size of an SUV, but on the platform of a car, giving it the look and feel of a large hatchback. The unibody construction typical of passenger vehicles is used instead...