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Old 04-07-2005, 06:39 PM   #1
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Happend a week ago when i was riding the highway.
Suddenly it was like losing the right tierod the right wheel was complete out of control for a sec or 2 ( and that'* scary when ur going like 80 mph) so i wnet of in the next drive way and checked steering and couldn't find anything wrong .
And i went back home and got a couple of miles when it happend again like x5
so i had to call for a tow truck (Swedish car assistance very helpful and nice)
anyway he checked the car and did take it for a test ride and could not find anything wrong with it.
And this was like a week ago and i have used it to go to the office (20miles) every day this week without a problem.
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you looked at all steering components and found nothing wrong? what exactly did the steering wheel do?
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Yepp looked at everything that are connected to the wheel.
The steering wheel didn't do much but the right front wheel was getting all wobbly
like the steering linkage was off or no pressure in the power steering.
But only the right side left side was ok all the time.
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check the sway bar end links, they tend to snap on our cars.
Just a possibilty if you are loosing stability over bumps.
Otherwise a thorough inspection of the steering rack mounts, tie rods, lower ball joints,
and struts should be done, as well as the fluid.
This is not something you should continue driving until the problem is solved.
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check the sway bar end links, they tend to snap on our cars.
Just a possibilty if you are loosing stability over bumps.
Otherwise a thorough inspection of the steering rack mounts, tie rods, lower ball joints,
and struts should be done, as well as the fluid.
This is not something you should continue driving until the problem is solved.
Hmmm! sway bar Didn't think of that.
Thanx for the tip, I'll check that tomorrow.
Could the CV-joint have some thing to do with it??
cos my right CV have seen better days. sounds like hell when u turn the wheel.
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Could the CV-joint have something to do with it??
cos my right CV have seen better days. sounds like hell when u turn the wheel.
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Very much so. Was the road wet or snow covered? If one CV is bad on wet or slippery surfaces that side will tend to "react" because of the difference in the drag the bad joint has over the good joint.

It has been a while since you posted have you found the problem yet, and if so what did it turn out to be?
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No the road was dry. But my Cv broke just after so i think that was the prob.
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that could be it. It was crying out for attention around corners.
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