Why does my car feel lopsided?
A car that is leaning to one side is almost always experiencing an issue with the shocks, springs, struts, chassis, or suspension. These are all critical parts of the vehicle, and should not be dismissed. Continuing to drive a vehicle that is leaning to one side or the other can do further damage to these components.
What are some easy to notice symptoms of a misaligned vehicle?
What are the symptoms of your car being out of alignment?
- Uneven or rapid tire wear.
- Steering wheel being crooked when you are driving straight.
- Noisy Steering.
- Pulling to the right or left.
- Squealing tires.
What can mess up my alignment?
Pressure on shocks, springs, and tires can cause them to slowly slip out of alignment over time. More drastic causes of wheel misalignment include dramatic, jolting impacts. If you hit a curb or a pothole, take a speed bump too quickly, or have an accident, this can knock your wheels out of alignment.
What was the problem with the 2001 Lexus RX300?
2001 Lexus Rx300 with transmission failure. Car totally went out of gear at 50mph with no warning. Towed and found out that would need a whole new transmission as one of the planetary gears lost bearings and chewed up the whole transmission.
Why is my Lexus RX suspension not working?
Rear trailing arms replaced because of premature wear in bushings with updated bushings. Rear trailing arm bushings finally replaced on fourth visit to the dealer to fix squeak over speed bumps. Earlier they claimed noise was normal and lubed them, didn’t help for long. Then replaced shocks, didn’t help at all. Found solution on this site.
Why is my Lexus RX making a noise?
Noticed a noise back of SUV when driving @ 40 mpg and it would slow down as the SUV slowed. Took it to dealer and said it was wheel bearing rt back wheel . Left wheel bearing had to be replaced..
Why is my Lexus RX not covered by insurance?
Bearing not covered by insurance because Lexus bearings are not in housing. Car was slightly pulling to left. Firestone couldn’t align left rear camber into specs. Dealer replaced both rear strut assemblies. This problem may have cause bearing to go out that was previously replaced.