Reasons for Your Car to Pull to the Side

You're driving along the highway and lift a hand off of the wheel for a second to switch on the air. You notice that your car starts to veer to the side - and you find yourself having to jerk the steering wheel a little bit to travel straight again. You'll start noticing it more and more, how your vehicle is pulling to one side on the road. But what is causing it? 

Your car pull to one side either while driving or braking is a common car symptoms among drivers. Luckily, the answer for why this is happening is typically an easy one to come upon. The reasoning typically lies within the steering and suspension system or wheel alignment. An inspection at one of our trusted Family Auto Service locations can get to the bottom of the issue. 

Reasons for your car to pull to the side: 

  • Bad wheel alignment
  • Low or inconsistent tire pressure
  • Tire conicity problems
  • Steering part issue
  • Worn out suspension parts
  • Uneven brake pads
  • Bad wheel bearings
  • Worn steering linkage
  • Weak tie rod

Any of the reasons listed above can be the underlying problem that is causing your vehicle to veer to one side. Whatever the cause may be, give us a call or stop by one of our locations here at Family Auto Service and we can help get your vehicle driving straight again. 

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