I have only seen a few messages also. I'm glad Im not the only one to get
worried when this happens!
"Catchpole, Pat" wrote:
> Sounds like the tracking (wheel alignment) is out a little, often caused by
> clipping a kerb with the wheel. The ends of the steering rack have threaded
> adjusters so that the direction of the wheels can be set with the steering
> wheel at the centre position. It can be corrected by a tyre shop like Kwik
> Fit, but they'll want about GBP20 to do it as there is a fair bit of setting
> up to do. If it is not too serious and you can live with it, keep an eye on
> the tyre treads for uneven wear or scuff marks - this wheel is not rolling
> in the direction of the car but is being dragged a bit as well. Probably
> best to get it sorted out.
> PS Only seen a couple of list messages in the last 48 hours, is it a general
> problem or something wrong my end?
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: James Carruthers [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Sent: Friday, April 26, 2002 11:18 AM
> > To: spitlist
> > Subject: veering to the left...
> > Just a quickie:
> > Anyone any ideas why my car has started veering to the left? - At least
> > the steering is kind of weighted to the left - if I let go of the wheel
> > it starts to turn left. It's nothing serious but it's kind of annoying.
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