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Old 08-31-2005, 08:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok, so I was driving and went over a bump (not a big one mind you) and I heard a pop. I thought I got a flat tire so I pulled over. Everything looked fine so I kept driving. But then I noticed that my steering wheel was kinked by about 20 degrees but the car was still going straight. Brought it to a local mechanic to see what happened. They said that everything looked fine. They though perhaps a gear skipped on the rack and pinnion.
Does anyone have any thoughts on this.
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Alignment was knocked off when you hit the bump. If everything else is fine under the car all you need is a front wheel alignment.
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Old 09-02-2005, 12:41 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Never heard of this one before. A shop would align the wheel back to normal just fine.

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