Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Wheel sideways

asked by on

A car hit my back passenger's side, and now my back passenger wheel is sideways.

A: The suspension and/or unibody frame of your...

The suspension and/or unibody frame of your vehicle has been damaged from the impact causing the wheel to sit sideways. It sounds as though your vehicle is unsafe to drive. I suggest you have a professional inspect your vehicle to assess and repair the damage.

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・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: It does not stay on

If the car starts, even for just a few seconds, this generally means you have spark in most or all of the cylinders. When it fails to stay running, this is typically related to a fuel supply issue such as...

Q: Code P2102

Hi there. A sensor on the accelerator pedal arm sends a voltage signal to the ECM (or related control module), which then commands the throttle body to open or close. Voltage signals sent from the ECM will activate the throttle...

Q: Wheel misaligned

I appears that hitting the curb has knocked the front right wheel out of alignment. In most cases, having an alignment service performed can correct this issue, but in some cases physical damage can occur if the curb was hit...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
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...