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am I mad or do bumps make my steering go loopy!

Rawatar Jan 12, 2014

  1. Rawatar

    Rawatar New Member

    Hi all,

    Im new to this and any help woukd be greatly appreciated!

    I got my ex showroom blak edition last month which now has 1k on the clock. Last week I drove into a big pothole and ever since, I swear that on uneven surfaces or small bumps in the road, the steering pulls left or right somewhat. On smooth surfaces the car runs fine but I swear that it used to be fine on bumpy ground too! Is it me being paranoid or is there a problem?

    Ive read about bump steer and sounds similar but wouls this happrn on s brand new car snd just from a pothole? I am no car tecchy so please offer dome advice if possible.

    Thanks in advance everyone!

  2. Blackie

    Blackie Active Member

    If you have hit a pothole you may have a dent on the inside of the rim or a bubble in the tyre or the tracking is probably out

    Go & have it checked
  3. Vincent Hill

    Vincent Hill New Member

    This is a car which you have bought last month and last week you have hit the pathole, get to a garage or tyre specialist as soon as possible as the tracking may well be out. Not doing this will lead to severe tyre wear and higher fuel consumption.

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