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: The front driver's side wheel feels wobbly while driving

Excess wheel play can be caused by several components. You will want to perform certain tests in a process of elimination to target the issue. Brakes and particularly the rotors can cause similar issues. You would notice the symptoms when...

Q: Hi got

If your control arm bushing was replaced and it is now pulling when your brake, I would recommend taking it back to the service facility that replaced the bushing and ask them to recheck their work. It is possible that...

Q: I've just had my car aligned and new tires put on, and my car when at highway speeds feels loose, and wanders from side to side.

Hi. It sounds like there may be some loose suspension and steering parts in the front end of your car. There is a possibility that the steering parts that were loosened to do the alignment were not tightened all the...

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...
How to Renew Your Car Registration in Oklahoma(DELETED)
Having your car registered with the Oklahoma Tax Commission is an important part of driving legally in this state. You will need to do this within 30 days of moving to Oklahoma...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...