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My steering wheel lost alignment after a power slide without hitting anything on my 2015 challenger r/t.. How don't fix this?

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Your alignment is off. The "toe" aspect has been compromised and this is what centers the steering wheel. Toe is the biggest tire wear factor angle. Have the alignment checked and you will find the toe needs adjustment.

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