Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Recently I had new tires put on my car and I was told my bushings need to be replaced on the front left tire

asked by on

I recently took my car in to have new tires put on and a front end alignment. Upon doing the front end alignment they found that the tire rod was hanging out so I guess that they tapped it back in. Also that I need to have the LCA bushings replaced in the front left tire that it was most important.

A: I would recommend getting a second opinion ...

I would recommend getting a second opinion on any work you suspect will be needed on your vehicle. A qualified mobile technician, such as one from YourMechanic, can run a thorough diagnostic on your suspension system at your home or office. This is a pretty good way to determine if your vehicle is in needed of certain services you may be unsure about.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
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・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: What Are Sprung And Unsprung Weight And Why Do They Matter?

The part of a car or truck that is supported by springs is the sprung weight (or sprung mass); the part that isn’t is called the unsprung weight. Everything attached solidly to the body is sprung while everything that moves...

Q: Rear end clunking when braking in 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo

If you hear a clunking noise coming from the back when you hit the brakes, the first thing you want to check is the wheels and brakes. You want to see if the brake pads are worn, if they are...

Q: Car pulling to the left

Hello. It sounds like some damage was done to the suspension parts on the passenger's side. In this case there are several parts that will need to be replaced. This parts include: the strut, inner and outer tire rod, knuckle,...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.