Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: TTB alignment

asked by on

I replaced my passenger side caster/camber bushing with an aftermarket adjustable unit in order to align my front end. It seems the adjuster moves frequently and i have to keep readjusting it back to proper position. Is this a common occurrence? Did I install it incorrectly?

My car has 160000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hey there, thanks for writing in about your...

Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 1993 Ford Bronco. This is not common. You should have a lock that locks the adjuster in place after the alignment is done. It should not move once the lock nut is tightened down.

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: How do you erase codes stored in the Car2U® garage door opener?

You can use your Car2U® garage door opener to store codes for a number of automated systems. However, you may find that the time comes when you need to delete a code. You might be moving or selling the car,...

Q: I have to grind the starter to get the vehicle started.

Well, it's your lucky day because old Fords are what I specialize in. I have 3 in my driveway now. It sounds like your condenser and your points may be bad in the distributor. The condenser stores electricity and the...

Q: No cooling, advised changing compressor. System is 3 years old - should it go bad so quickly ?

Unfortunately it is not unheard of for R134 converted vehicles to go through compressors more frequently. R134 requires higher running pressures than R12 did. Two things to make sure of this time around for longer compressor life. Make sure...

Related articles

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...
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...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...