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2003 jetta the rear tires are wearing on the inside.I have had it lined up and was told there is no reason for this to be happening. Can the rear tires be shimed out?

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If the proper alignment was set,the only thing that could be an issue would be the tire pressure. I would put 35 pounds of air ,in the tires and see if that might help. Also try to lighten the load on the rear of the car. Clean out the trunk ,ect,.. If that doesnt help ,maybe the rear shock absorbers are weak and need replaced. You can test by bouncing the rear of the car and it should only bounce one time. Even have a freind help bounce the car hard and it still should return back .Let me know if that helps

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