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Tracking off when i drive

Car hydroplain on wet roads steering is off

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Hydroplaning is caused by the tyres not having the ability to get rid of water between the tyre and road, low tread depth, excessive speed in wet conditions, this will make the steering feel very vague. If your unsure of the steering, you need to take it for an alignment check. Get some decent tyres on the steering wheels at least.

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