Why does your car's steering wheel turn to the right when you are driving?

Cars & Vehicles
Wheel Alignment and Balancing
Steering and Suspension

If you mean Pulls to the right, then this can be caused by an under inflated tire, front end out of alignment, or incorrect tire size/wheel on the right front. Check the air pressure in all tires and adjust to specs as outlined on the drivers door post or owners manual. Check to make sure all tires are the same size. If this does not cure the problem, have the car's alignment checked. If it is only a slight turn to the right and does not cause a hard pull, road crown can cause this sometimes. But most often it is an alignment or tire pressure issue.

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Your steering wheel and ignition wont turn?

put the kay in the ignition and then turn the car on then turn the wheel. im ean its not rocket sciene...BIG HAIRY

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Why does my car make a noise when I turn to the right?

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Your car cuts off when you turn the wheel?

Not knowing the vehicle make or model will only get you a generic answer. Often vehicles are fitted with a switch that measures engine load and switches off accessories such as A/C when considerable engine load is detected at idle speed. For example when parking a vehicle with the A/C on and the ...

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In a sweeping left turn, the right rear wheel (at the outside of the curve) is loaded up with force so the bearing is under higher stress, amplifying the vibration.When you turn to the right, the right rear wheel is on the inside of the turn and under much lower force, so the vibration more or le...

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Try moving the steering wheel from side to side.

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In the US it was a the start of the 20th century,in some countries, it hasn't.In 1903, Henry Ford began designing cars that had steering wheels on the left side of the vehicle.

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Why does car shake when backing up and turning right?

because you have crashed into somthing you pillok, try looking where you are going first

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When a car is sliding which direction do you turn the steering wheel?

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Why does your car almost die when turning into a parking space while in 4-wheel drive?

Your vehicle is not meant to be turned on asphalt while in four wheel drive. You are ruining you differential and putting a massive amount of stress on every part of your drive train in the front end of the vehicle.

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Why does your steering wheele shake when you apply your brakes in your 98 Honda accord coupe?

Perhaps front rotors are "out of round" and need to be either re-surfaced or replaced

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Where do you position your car when turning right?

You should position your car in the right hand lane or as close to the right side of the road as is reasonable.I agree, some drivers turn left before they turn right or turn right before they turn left, that's a no-no.

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Why do you got to the right when a car takes a sharp left turn?

inertia-when moving in a forward motion your body tries to continue in the same direction even when the car is turning

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Why do you move to the right when a car turns left?

If the car turns right, your body tries to stay where it was, which is on the left.Same reason when the car accelerates forwards, you are pushed back into your seat.The source of the centripetal force that forces you to go around the turn is the friction between your seat and your thighs.

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Why does your car shake when turning left but not right?

check to see if your wheel is rubbing up against something

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What makes a grinding noise when turning the steering wheel?

A defective CV joint will make a grinding noise when you turn the steering will. A bad strut can also cause a grinding noise.

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What causes frt corners to rise on car when turning steering left or right?

Because you drove up the left or right sidewalk.

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How much does it cost to convert a right steering wheel to the left?

Usually more than it's worth

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What does it mean when steering wheel shakes while driving?

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What happens when a PWC steering control is turned to the right?

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Why would car shake when turning right?

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Why is my steering wheel shaking and pulling to the right?

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Why do car wheels screech when making hard right or left turns?

You are probably traveling to fast when making a hard turn.Have a routine servicing done. They will tell you if they see a real problem.

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Why your steering shakes when you upgrade mag wheels on your ve omega?

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On the free upper part, there is centrifugal force which is caused by the inertia of the free upper part of your body tending to continue in a straight line as the car makes a turn to the right.Thus, the upper part of your body tends to lean left as the car turns right.

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Why does your car not drive when shifted to drive?

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Why is it had to turn steering wheel to the left?

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Why does your car jerk when you turn left?

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When front right tire goes over a bump your steering wheel shakes?

Probably worn steering parts such as the tie rod ends or idler arm. Have it inspected soon by a trusted garage mechanic, you could lose your steering.

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What causes a loud squeal with a sharp turn of the steering wheel to the left or right only?

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I had the same thing happen on my Chevy and it was the power steering pump that went bad. Usually under $200 to replace and not to hard to do your self or a mechanic can do it in 1-2 hours.

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