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I just recently bought a 09 dodge Journey R/T FWD. I was wondering what the rear adjustment link adjusted. Does it adjust the camber or toe? The camber on the rear passenger side looks more negative than the driver side and has recently had an alignment. The wear on the passenger has more on the inside of the tire too.

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key is worn or wrong one if u have another dodge. if not and its the right key . its best to have a service dept look at it being the air bag is located in the center . camber : if it hasnt had shocks put on in awhile change them and have the front end realigned .

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SOURCE: 2004 Huyndai Santa Fe - Negative camber on rear passenger side

It is possible for the chassis to sag, but this is far more common with much larger, heavier vehicles. Likely, you have something in the suspension that is bent or mount bushings that are worn oblong where the center bolt passes through. A good shop can find this after a careful examination. subtle bends are difficult to detect...parts have factory bends in them and unless removed and matched up side by side with a known good part, you would never see the difference. Bending does not always involve an accident. A sideways slide into a curb in snow or even a decent pothole at the right angle can cause a bend. Likely it is not unsafe but it will wear your tires.

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SOURCE: Negative rear right camber

If you bought this vehicle second hand then you need to get your vehicle checked for crash damage. Your insurer can do a check on a vehicle register for a small cost, but that is only if the vehicle was damaged AND repaired/written off via an insurer. this does not guarantee that the vehicle has never been in an accident, you need to look underneath to see if there are any kinks, tears or ripples that don't look quite right. But I would advise taking to a professional repair shop for a good look over.
If the bolt has been replaced, and the readings are correct, then you should be safe enough, just drive steady. But if you are suspect of this vehicle get it checked .

Posted on May 21, 2009

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The seals allways let some in, I just looked and mine has 4 3 or 4 mm holes to the rear emptying into the rocker panel. If you are worried about the lower rubber do a pinch test with some A4 paper, close the door with a sheet of paper held where the seal is and when the door is closed see if it is held, check somewhere you can see better to find how hard it pinches. I do not reccomend adjusting anything as if the lines are correct it must be right and they are none to easy to put right, I hope this solves it for you.

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