Q: Truck pulling to left.

asked by on

My truck is pulling to the left. What's wrong?

A: There are a few things that may be the caus...

There are a few things that may be the cause of your issues. First, your steel belt may have pulled to the outside of your tire. This is called radial pull. A quick way to check this is to swap the front tires from one side to the other. If it starts pulling the other direction its the tire. If it still pulls the same direction then your alignment is most likely out of spec. Most tire shops can help you with either of these issues. Many offer free alignment checks as well.

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 ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: detailed description provided when connected. gas leaking 2003 rear end of blazer.

Hello. If gas is leaking from your vehicle, there is likely a ruptured hose or connector that is leaking fuel. I would recommend having the leak diagnosed by a professional technician as soon as possible, as a fuel leak can...

Q: Do I have a problem with the electrical system?

Hi, thanks for writing in. The charging system is not very complicated. If the alternator and the battery are absolutely 100% good, no doubts about it, then the issue is likely a bad ground. Both the battery and the alternator...

Q: my right wheel wont turn at all.

Hi there, thanks for your question. I think this issue is most likely caused is a broken tie rod, either inner or outer, rather than the rack and pinion. Here is an article on symptoms to check for regarding bad...

Related articles

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...
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...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...