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Old 07-25-2014, 04:38 PM   #1
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Default Steering wheel not centered after alignment

Just had a leveling kit and alignment done on my brand new truck earlier this week, I noticed today that the steering wheel isn't centered. Should I just take it back and have them fix it? Will they have to re-do the alignment?
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You have to have the wheel centered, part of the alignment. I'm thinking that centering the wheel will require the whole hookup. Techs with no attention to detail and procedure, bah!

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I had the exact problem after front lift and shocks. Wheel was slightly off. Took it back and they fixed it in 20 minutes. Said they did not have to realign, just adjusted each tie rod the same amount. I'm still not sure if this was right but either way it is fixed and drives straight. Take it back and have it fixed. Good luck.
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I had the exact problem after front lift and shocks. Wheel was slightly off. Took it back and they fixed it in 20 minutes. Said they did not have to realign, just adjusted each tie rod the same amount. I'm still not sure if this was right but either way it is fixed and drives straight. Take it back and have it fixed. Good luck.
Yes, that is the correct way of fixing it.
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Don't they still need to hook up the tire 'heads' and get the wheels straight to do this? That's how it was explained to me.
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Don't they still need to hook up the tire 'heads' and get the wheels straight to do this? That's how it was explained to me.
A tech with half a brain can do it without hooking it up.
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