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When in 2 wheel drive and accelerating, the car pulls to the right, upon decelerating, it goes left, it would seem to me that I have 3 wheel drive, with the rear nearside wheel still driving. What is the solution please.

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  • glyn507 Feb 03, 2010

    Thanks for your comments, but sorry, for a vehicle to veer in this manner, it would not pass as being roadworthy. It has to be a problem with the selection from 4 wheel to 2 wheel drive, even though no fault light is showing. We have had numerous front wheel drive vehicles and never encountered this problem before.

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Not understanding you 3 wheel drive thing, But I believe that the Xterra are a front wheel drive based engine and if that is the case most front wheel drives will pull to right at excelleration and then to left under letting of excellerator. This is do to engine torque but if it is extensive you may want to check motor mounts.

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