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Old 09-30-2013, 11:23 PM   #1
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Steering issue?

Hey all.

Got a 2008 JK with 43xxx miles on her. I have had her since June with absolutely no problems. This past sunday my friends and I went on a nice wheeling adventure. Some water, Rocks, Mud, good mix of everything but nothing super crazy.

After wheeling, we did the standard check of all the vehicles (which was limited due to the amount of mud), and everything seemed fine.
While driving down the hill to our local water hole for brews and wings, I noticed my steering is a little "funky"

Bear with me:
PREVIOUS TO WHEELING: I could be taking a corner (left or right), let go of the wheel, and I would straighten out.
AFTER: When I let go of the wheel my jeep stays in the turn. It's never done this. I did another once over after power washing the hell outta it, and still nothing looks out of whack.


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Old 09-30-2013, 11:29 PM   #2
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Its a alignment issue...check tie rods n ball joints.

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Old 09-30-2013, 11:38 PM   #3
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Its a alignment issue...check tie rods n ball joints.
Thats what I thought. They all seemed fine. So I think I just knocked out of alignment.
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Old 09-30-2013, 11:49 PM   #4
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Double check it. Lol costs like 80
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Old 10-01-2013, 12:06 AM   #5
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You more than likely did this but check for mud on the tires on the inside of the rims. I had this happen once that really threw off the ride and handling. Hope things work out.
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Old 10-01-2013, 12:20 AM   #6
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You more than likely did this but check for mud on the tires on the inside of the rims. I had this happen once that really threw off the ride and handling. Hope things work out.
I power washed the hell out of the inside and outside to blast all the dirt and such out of the tires/rims. This was the first time I pushed her this hard, so I just want some second opinions.

My friend recommended going to Sears: $114 for 1 year anytime alignment.

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