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Tires worn on the inside only

Recently I discovered the tires on both sides in the front were worn down to the steel poking through on the inside part of the wheel well. Things is we just replaced ball joints, wheel bearings and tie rod ends and the wheels were aligned at that time. This happened after all of this was done what could the problem be?

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  • Chrisspandor May 11, 2010

    How many miles have been put on the car since replacing these parts and getting the alignment? Were the tires replaced at the same time? If not how long ago were they replaced?



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This is caused by a camber problem, camber is the tilt of the tire in and out, this can be caused by worn lower control arms, have them checked by a front end shop, they will in most cases do a visual check of the front end and give u an estimate for free, I know tire shops do this.

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