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Pulls to the right when driving, wears right tire uneven

My s10 pulls slightly to the right when driving, I had it alighned, but didnt make any difference. The passenger tire wears fast and uneven.

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Ball joints, idler arm, pitman arm and tie rod ends are all problems with these vehicles. If any of these parts are worn it can cause your problem and it cannot be properly aligned until the parts are replaced..

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Check tyre pressures and balance

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