> GUEST wrote:
> Thank you so much for helping us out on this forum!
just purchased a 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe and it's been great for
> the first
month. Only two concerns so far:
> The car tends to pull right on most road
surfaces. I took it
> back to the dealer and they adjusted the tire pressure.
> didn't fix the problem. From internet research, I found that it
could be a slightly defective tire, something called radial
> pull. I'd
appreciate any advice you'd have on what to do next.
> Also, the
speedometer seems about 5-7 miles off at least at high
> speeds. When the
speedometer reads 80mph, I'm going closer to
> 70-75mph, based on other cars
and my knowledge of the road (I've
> been traveling this same interstate for
many years). Again, I'd
> be grateful for your advice on how to fix the
> Many thanks!
I use this method of checking the
speedometer and it is
suprisingly accurate. Drive on the interstate and count
markers while going at constant 60 MPH. Measure the time it takes
stop watch or second hand of watch. It should take 10 minutes.
than you would expect and no special tools. Also, you
can check the odometer.
I fixed a car recently that was pulling to the left pretty strongly by
exchanging the two front tires.