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Old 04-05-2014, 03:28 PM   #1
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Trackbar makes jeep pull right

I loosened the trackbar on the passenger side to install the rough country steering stabilizer relocation bracket and now the jeep pulls right(to the passenger side)
I have not installed the actual steering stabilizer yet. I had the vehicle professionally aligned last week and everything was in spec. I made sure to re torque the track bar at 125 ft/

Is the trackbar the cause?

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Old 04-05-2014, 03:59 PM   #2
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This is using the factory trackbar btw

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Nothing else was done ? Just loosening the track bar won't cause a pull.
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Old 04-05-2014, 04:53 PM   #4
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I double checked the track bar bolt so that it was completely flush in the center and no to any side.. I think the alignment shop (firestone) might have not tightened everything appropriately because now I'm noticing that my steering wheel is off-center..
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Old 04-05-2014, 04:54 PM   #5
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You have to be very systematic when dealing with the track bar. Even though it's a big hunk of steel bar it is somewhat sensitive; it has feelings. Is the track bar joints are binding they can cause a variety of problems including eventually DW.
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I double checked the track bar bolt so that it was completely flush in the center and no to any side.. I think the alignment shop (firestone) might have not tightened everything appropriately because now I'm noticing that my steering wheel is off-center..
Ah... Do you know how to center the wheel ?
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Old 04-05-2014, 05:33 PM   #7
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Ah... Do you know how to center the wheel ?
Its sort of confusing with the synergy DL but ill take it to firestone tomorrow and let them deal with it.
could you explain how to adjust it while on the jeep?
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Loosen the 19mm pinch bolt and turn the silver sleeve/nut (1 1/4)
Make sure the joints are centered and the bar is facing forward after you're done. Tighten to 50 ft lbs.
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Old 04-06-2014, 06:01 PM   #9
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Thanks for the help. Took it back to firestone after one week of driving maybe a total of 100 miles ny alignment was way off.. Handed them the keys to the jeep and the synergy instructions with all torques and positioning underlined and some locktite.. Specifically asked to have bolts torque with a torque wrench..

After i get it back i drove home and said "let me double check the torques" low and behold pinch bolts needed tightening..
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Old 04-25-2014, 12:16 PM   #10
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That's why I never go anywhere but goodyear for alignment and such! I've never had a bad experience with them, for what it's worth.

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