I have an 89 k1500 truck I put new ball joints on the passenger side and a
new pitman arm on with new tires, all the other front end parts are in good
shape normal surface rust nothing bent or otherwise damaged, after an
alignment at Sears it pulled to the Right took it back adn they fixed the
pull but now in a hard left turn the passenger tire side wall rubs on the
lower control arm, I had it back in today and they looked at it and could
not figure out what is going on, They asked me to bring it back monday when
there GM trained mechanin is on duty, Anyone have any ideas what it might be
before I go in? It only does it on a left turn, turn right and it is
It sounds like:
1: The steering box isn't centered now.
2: Resetting the toe in, to cause the condition you have now, shouldn't have
cured the pulling. Unless the toe was all the way out on the left the first
time they delivered the vehicle.
Check the tracking, Sears won't have a good scaled tracking gauge. So my
advice would be go to a reputable Frame/Uni-Body and alignment shop. If
there is a spring shop in your area, try them.
You might have a broken center bolt in the rear leaf springs, or a broken
It isn't rocket science, you just need properly versed technicians working
on your vehicle. Mass merchandisers is not a good place to find them in
large quantity. Although there are some damn good ones out there.
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