Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Sway bar bracket left front side

asked by on

Hi jay,,sorry to be a bother again mate i found out what that sound was in my front passenger side tyre it turned out to be my sway bar bracket bent and rubbing on my tyre "i have also changed my mechanic" my new mechanic said that it looked like it had been done deliberatly "is this true can it be tampered with"????? 馃槈馃槣馃槈
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: I would doubt it was done intentionally by ...

I would doubt it was done intentionally by anyone. The sway bar goes from one side to the other side of the vehicle and connects to each side lower control arms with the links. It鈥檚 possible that you may have hit something on the road and it got bent, or something could be binding on the arm and causing it to bend. If you want to have an independent mechanic come out and take a look at the situation, a certified professional from YourMechanic can come to your car鈥檚 location to inspect your steering and suspension and advise you on what repairs are needed.

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

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you 銉籅acked by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee銉籉air and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: i just changed oil and i drove less than 200 miles and the dip stik show low oil levels and there is no oil leak My car has 135000

Hi there. How much oil did you put in during the oil change? What is the specification? How do you know that there is no oil leak? The engine may have a leak that simply has not dripped and provided...

Q: Are stabilizers the same as tie rods? I think no??

Hello. The short answer is no. Tie rods are part of your steering system. They are integral to your cars ability to drive straight and turn. I guess in some sense they contribute to the stability of your car, but...

Q: Will a bad steering rack or tie rod cause me to fail MOT?

Hello. Yes bad tie rods are a valid reason for a vehicle to fail MOT. The tie rods are part of the steering rack. The steering rack consist of two inner and two outer tie rods. Generally you will only...

Related articles

P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
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...
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.