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I was wondering why my voyager drifts...steering sways as i drive

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Well this could be a few things.

The first thing you need to do is to get a front end alignment. This is one of those things best left to the professionals as it is a very specific process. Most places should charge about $40 for this (low end) so call around to get the right price.

A few other things you can look into that would cause a sway or pull in the steering are, but not limited to

A budge, ply separation, or an improperly balanced tire

a loose or worn tie rod ends

a bad wheel bearing

Well those are the most common. If you want to check them out before spending money on the alignment, Simply jack up the front of the van, and try to wiggle the tire in all directions, if you feel a wobble, it is likely a bearing issue (or a ball joint but that wouldn't explain the sway). Next remove the tires and do a visible inspection look for any imperfection or crack and feel for bulges.

Then while the tires are off, look at the tie rod ends to insure the boot is intact and that the area is well lubricated.

I hope this gives you a good start, please feel free to rate my response, and come on back if you need help repairing anything that comes up suring you inspection. And of course as always thanks for using FixYa.

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Check the tyre pressure..
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