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My tires are slighting inwards the back tires. what could be wrong?

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  • Ron szarafinski May 11, 2010

    are you saying the rear tires are slightly in from front

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    YOUR TIRES ARE DING WHAT?? EXPLAIN SLIGHTING

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The only reasons that I could come up with are the stut to knuckle attaching bolts are loose or have been loosened maybe alignment that wasn't done correctly or new stuts that they didn't bother with an alignment. Could also be the struts themselves are frozen. To check and see if in fact they are frozen, bounce the rear of the vehicle and see if it bounces a few times SOFTLY or do they bounce with little travel, very stiff like. Hope that this helps. Best wishes.

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