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When turning corners my car seems to oversteer it also pulls

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To me it sounds as if you may have hit a curb or pothole, knocking out of alignment.
Look toward the bottom of the web page I provide for "BASIC ALIGNMENTS". Pay particular attention to these videos I suggest in that category. Please start in the sequence I provide to get a proper understanding, then watch all if interested.
1. CAMBER
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4. What Causes Alignments to change
5. Gross Alignment Errors

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and guess what, bad brakes, make ABS fail and so will VSA.
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here is how it works ( it uses ABS) quote:

Vehicle Stability Assist

The Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) was introduced by Honda to its vehicles in 1997. The term is Honda's version of Electronic Stability Control (ESC),[22] an active safety feature developed to correct oversteer and understeer by using several sensors to detect loss of steering control and traction while simultaneously braking individual wheels to help the vehicle regain stability.

How VSA Works

VSA combines the Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and Traction Control System (TCS) with side-slip control to help stabilize the vehicle whenever it turns more or less than desired. ABS is an existing system that prevents the vehicle's wheels from locking up under braking, especially in slippery road conditions. For the ABS to work, the system relies on the computed input from a steering angle sensor to monitor the driver's steering direction, the yaw sensor to detect the momentum of which the wheels are steering (yaw rate), and a lateral acceleration (g-force) sensor to signal the changes in speed. At the same time, the TCS will prevent wheel slip during acceleration while the side-slip control stabilizes cornering when the rear or front wheels slip sideways (during oversteer and understeer).
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