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Old 03-19-2019, 10:16 AM
JoeyMcMahon666 JoeyMcMahon666 is offline
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Crooked steering wheel???

Why does it seem no matter where I go. These alignments places NEVER can correctly align the steering wheel perfectly. I literally dread getting an alignment done because of it. My mechanic said the steering wheel lock they had is bad, and Iím the second person to complain about it. So when they get a new one they will straighten the steering wheel out. But Iím curious, as with my last BMW I had to re-do the wheel alignment 2x and the tech said the machine sometimes isnít 100% accurate. Why does this happen? Do I just keep making them re-do it until it is perfect? I mean after all Iím still paying for it but seriously, why is straightening the steering wheel nearly so impossible during a wheel alignment...


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Old 03-19-2019, 11:35 AM
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Only been a problem once and I sent it back to be fixed. Try a different shop.
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Old 03-19-2019, 05:12 PM
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To do it correctly pull the key so the factory locks it and itís not gonna go anywhere. Definitely go to another shop.


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Old 03-19-2019, 05:18 PM
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To do it correctly pull the key so the factory locks it and itís not gonna go anywhere. Definitely go to another shop.


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What do you mean by that :0?


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Old 03-23-2019, 02:46 PM
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To do it correctly pull the key so the factory locks it and itís not gonna go anywhere. Definitely go to another shop.


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Haven't had a key in probably a decade or more.
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Old 03-24-2019, 06:20 AM
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Only been a problem once and I sent it back to be fixed. Try a different shop.


They ordered a new steering wheel clamp, so they will be doing it for free. Makes no sense to pay extra somewhere else.


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