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Why does your car pull to one side when you take your hands off the steering wheel?

If your car pulls to one side when you release the wheel it could be one of a few different things. Most commonly this means it needs an alignment. There are three different alignment settings...toe, caster, and camber.Toe is the most easily adjustable and is the most often needed adjustment. It ...

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Why your brand new vehicle pulling one side?

check tyre pressure if one is low it has smaller diameterif this has no affect swap tyres front to rear as some times slight manufacturing defects can cause pullsif this still does not fix take it back and get a wheel alignment as it needs one, generaly a Castor problem or to much toe in or out c...

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Why does my truck pull to one side and shake when i press the brake?

The brakes are unevenly calibrated. The brake on one side is applying first, and with more power than the other side.

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Why does your truck lean to one side?

Something broken in the suspension. Maybe just a worn-out shock absorber, maybe a broken spring.

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What causes car to pull to one side?

Does it pull to one side all the time, or only under certain circumstances, e.g. when you brake? If it's all the time then it could be uneven tyre wear, uneven tyre pressures, dragging brakes, worn suspension components, bad tracking, etc.

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What should you do if your vehicle pulls to one side when braking?

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What action should you take if your vehicle pulls to one side when breaking?

Have brakes, front suspension and steering inspected now.

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Why do auto pull to one side when you apply brakes?

If it only pulls slightly it could be that your your tire pressures are to high on one side an to low on the other, or the wheel alignment is out of track.If it is severe, one of your front brakes is not functioning properly (if it pulls to the left it would be the right brakes that are faulty an...

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Why would a 91 Toyota Cressida pull to one side when you push the brake?

You have a brake line to the calipers that is collapsing. A mechanic will tell you which side it is by the direction it is pulling to. Caliper Piston binding on that side

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Why does your car roll side to side?

you need the allignment doing if it is pulling to one side

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Why does your engine move side to side during acceleration?

do u mean that does yor engine move side to side during acceleration. well no because your foot is on the accelerate

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Why is one side of your radiator in your car hot and one side cold?

As long as the engine is not overheating, this is normal for a radiator to do. The heat comes from the engine on the driver's side, and exits to the engine on the lower passenger side.

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Why your 302 smokes out one side?

The smoking out one side and not the other is a bad piston ring, a blown head gasket or cracked head it can be one or the other. If the smoke is blue its a bad ring or valve, if the smoke is white its a blown head gasket or a cracked head. Hope this helps you.D.

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Why does your car pull to the right?

That all depends on the alignment of your vehicle's tires. Some cars pull to the left as well.

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What causes the back end of car to feel like its pulling to one side?

amount of force or gravity pulling on it

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Why do your wheel shake and pull to the right when you are driving?

Check the front end components. Most likely there is a loose or worn part causing the shaking of the wheels.

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Why does my steering wheel shake and pull to the left?

The two most frequent causes of a shaky steering wheel are either warped brake rotors, which will cause your steering wheel to shake when you brake, or unbalanced tires, which will cause your steering wheel to shake when driving at high speeds.There are other possible causes of a shaking steering...

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What are the two most likely reasons for the car pulling to one side under braking?

Collapsed brake hose: A brake hose that has collapsed can cause calipers to move unevenly, also causing the vehicle to pull to one side when braking.Worn suspension parts: Suspension components wear out over time and can cause a variety of problems, one of which is the car pulling to one side whe...

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Can worn tie rod ends pull the vehicle to one side?

It can cause that to happen, yes. It's not so much the tie rods themselves doing the pulling, but if they're loose, they can allow it to happen.Yes that could be one cause.Yes, worn tie rod ends will make an alignment impossible and if the alignment was done with that sides tie-rod end compressed...

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Why does your car only start when you rock it side to side?

Loose wiring connection?Bad fuel pump?

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Why does my front driver side wheel squeak?

Contamination of the fluid by dirt and debris also could be at the root of this problem with your car.A failing power-steering pump could likewise be the cause.A suspension or steering component that's lost lubrication also could cause a squeak or squeal when you turn the steering wheel.

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Why does your car shake from side to side when you go around a turn?

sounds like you have a tire out of round, wheels out of balance.bad wheel bearings,or bad tie rod ends allowing movement in steering and suspension

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Why your car leaning to left side?

Either your tires on that side are flat, or there's something wrong with the suspension. Springs break sometimes, and would be a fairly inexpensive fix.

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Why is your steering rocking from side to side?

If the steering wheel does not turn the wheels immediately, but there seems to be a slight delay before the vehicle begins to turn then it points to a serious problem with the steering system. The rack and pinion may be worn. The tie rods may be damaged. Whatever the problem, if you are not suit...

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Your car pulls to the right when you take your hand of the steering wheel?

it could be out of alignment...

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Why is one wheel not turning on your car?

That depends on which wheel. If you have the front end off the ground and the car running in gear, only one wheel will usually turn. The power will go the the wheel with the least resistance. There will always be a difference in the drive wheels. Doesn't matter front or rear wheel drive. Front wh...

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Why does your 1991 f150 ping while pulling camper?

Pinging is caused by pre ignition in the cylinders. Sometimes this is caused by the engine overheating. You can try running a higher octane rated fuel or retarding the timing a small bit.

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Why does my car sway side to side?

The rack and pinion, which exists in almost all modern vehicles, is the most comment element of the steering linkage to cause excessive bounce and sway in your car.Other damage to the steering linkage can cause this problem as well, though the rack bushings are the most common culprit.

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How many wheels does a semi have on one side of it?

It differs from types of semi's but the most basic semi with no trailer counting only one side is five wheels one in front and four on back. With trailer it would be nine with four being on one side of the trailer.

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Why does the brake pedal move side to side?

The reason your bake pedal may be moving side to side is because they are not properly aligned. Do not drive a vehicle with this problem, as your brakes may give out.+++Either the pedal-arm has a lot of free-play axially on the shaft on which it pivots, or the pivot (s) is (are) worn. The latter ...

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Why does your car pull to the right when you brake?

Assuming you have disc brakes, it could be,a sticky or stuck brake caliper on the left side brake.Grease or brake fluid on the friction surface on the left side brake.A restricted brake hose/line on the left side brake.Air in the hydraulic lines on the left side brake.

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A vehicle pulls to one side during straight-ahead driving Which of the following conditions COULD cause this?

a tire low on aira different size tirea brake draggingloose/worn steering and suspension components such as tie rod ends or ball jointsalignment

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Your car pulls real bad to the drivers side on your 1992 thunderbird super coupe and can you repair it?

It's probably an alignment problem. If you don't have a full alignment system in your garage, you'll need to take it to a shop. Don't go to a tire shop or quickie mechanic shop. Find someone in your area who specializes in front end suspension and alignment. You can usually find a couple shops in...

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Why does your XC90 steering wheel squeak?

Because the clockspring is having a problem

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Why does only one wheel spin when you get stuck?

The car's differential gear will transfer power equally to both drive wheels, and if one has no friction at all (sand, water, or not touching ground) it will spin freely. In loose mud or water, both wheels will spin.

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Your car pulls to the left when you let go of the steering wheel?

you need a whell alignment

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

Try swapping the front tires left to right and see if this changes any thing.If the vibration or shimmy is below 25mph it is a seperated tire, 30-75 mph it is wheel balance but this will not make the vehicle pull.Sounds like a bad tire.Yes, a bad tire can cause a pull and shimmy from minimal to s...

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Why does your kia drivers side door not unlock?

Your Kia driver's side door might not unlock because of a damaged linkage between the inside door handle and the latch itself. You might also have a problem with the fuse that controls the electronic locks.

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Why is catalackconverter hot on one side?

A properly operating catalytic converter should be hotter at the outlet side after a good drive.

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Why does your front driver's side tire wobble?

Four things come to mind. You either have a bent rim, bad bearings, the wheel is loose or the ball joints are bad.

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Why does my car pull to the right?

Two possibilities:1) low air pressure in the right tire;2) front end is out of alignment;

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Why does car streering shake and pull to the left?

It's probably a bad wheel bearing

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Why does the pulls to right while drive?

Could be a soft tire, a different size tire, out of alignment, worn steering parts, worn suspension parts, frozen brake caliper, a bad wheel bearing.

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Why does your car knock on the left hand side?

If we are talking about while moving there is a serious problem with steering suspension or brakes.

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You replaced rear brakes and rotors and one wheel caliper one wheel still does not turn freely why not?

Does it turn freely with the caliper removed? if not, check the bearings or hub assembly. You only replaced one caliper? If one's bad, the other isn't far behind.

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Why does my jeep pull to the right?

Shaking in steering wheel usually means the tires need balancing, Pulling to the right or left usually means you need an alignment done.But unless the wheels are really out of alignment to the point you can often look at the front tires and see it, it shouldn't pull HARD to the right.

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Why does the car pull to the right while braking?

Bad right caliper or air in the left caliper, soaked pads on the left side, dirt in the brake fluid balancer thingy....answer: Also check your wheel bearings. and make certain they haven't deteriorated.

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Why does e class Mercedes pull to the left?

Could be,a soft tire,sticky brake caliper,a collapsed brake hose,out of alignment,worn/loose steering/suspension parts,

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Why is the left driver side wheel making a squeeking noise when you trun the wheel to the left on your 2002 mercury sable?

The first thing I would suspect is a wheel that is way out of alignment. Have it checked. Depending on what you mean by squeeking, it might also be a bad CV (continuous velocity) joint. This is part of the 1/2 axel between the transmission and the wheel. The last time I paid someone to replace on...

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Does the wheel to axle ratio affect the pulling distance in a mousetrap car?

yes cause its cool like tha yes cause its cool like that melvin

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Why is your headlamp dim on one side of the car?

It could be a bad bulb, a bad ballast, or a bad ground.

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What is the best truck to pull a fifth wheel?

From fifth wheel prep packages to sturdy dual rear wheel setups, these are the up-for-anything trucks designed to handle your toughest towing jobs. Ford F-350 Super Duty. Max. 5th Wheel Towing: Ram 3500. Max. 5th Wheel Towing: Chevrolet Silverado 3500. Max. 5th Wheel Towing: GMC Sierra 350...

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Why would it shake badly on passenger side at wheel?

One of the belts might have broken in the tire.

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Why your car pulls when is running?

Here are possible causes: incorrect tire pressure-easy to check bad caliper- raise vehicle and front wheels should turn freely without car in park (if FWD) Bad brake hose brake pads contact points are rusted Brake hardware is part seized alignment is off bent control arm broken front end part wor...

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Why do British cars have steering wheel on right side?

We drive on the left because that allows us to defend ourselves against oncomers using a sword in our right hands.Left-handed people are at a heavy disadvantage in Britain because they have to wield the sword in their non-dominant hands, which is why they usually move to France.

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What truck Do I need to pull a 5th wheel?

First, you need a truck.While a half-ton, like a Ford F-150, Ram 1500 or Chevy Silverado 1500, is enough to pull a fifth wheel, most people who spring for a trailer big enough to warrant a bed-mounted hitch will likely need at least a three-quarter-ton truck like a Ram 2500, Ford F-250 or Silvera...

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Why is steering wheel on left side of car?

“The control is located on the left side, the logical place, for the following reasons: Travelling along the right side of the road the steering wheel on the right side of the car made it necessary to get out on the street side and walk around the car.

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Why does your all wheel drive fuse keep blowing?

The lever that shifts the transfercase from RWD to AWD is most likely seized. Attached to the lever is a motor that selects the gear when you press the button. Since this linkage is seized the motor is forcing extra hard and over-heats which pops the fuse.

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Why does your 2010 Fiesta not have a spare wheel?

Because it was likely removed by someone, perhaps the previous owner. If you are the only owner of the vehicle, the only three other options are: you removed it and don't remember, someone else stole it, or it was never installed at the factory.

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Your 2002 F350 has steering wheel pulls The steering wheel pulls right or left as you are driving down the road All front end components are good?

Tires worn? Check Tire pressure

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

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 tir...

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Why does your steering wheel vibrate and shake?

The ball joint may be wornSeveral other causes; overinflated tire, out of balance tire, damaged tire belt, grabbing brake pad, warped brake rotor.

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Your car feels light on the steering on one side?

What do you mean by light? like lose? start by jacking up the front end and shake both front wheels, one at a time, from side to side, look/feel for any kind of 'play' if there is some kind of 'play' or movement than it can be the 'tierod' or the 'rack and pinion.' Depending on what make/modle th...

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Why a bus or truck use 2 wheel at front and back side four wheel?

Weight distribution, and compliance with the bridge law formula for weight limits.

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Why would there be power steering to one side but not the other?

most likely blown seals or seized valves in the steering rack.

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Why do hazard lights only work on one side?

it called your turn signal is on

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What causes a car to pull in one direction?

Typically, either alignment or low tire pressure. Check the tire pressure, if it still pulls you'll need to take the vehicle to a front-end specialist for an alignment.

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Why is one of the wheel in your van not turning?

Either front or rear wheel drive, it is probably one of the tie rod ends. Look at the inside of the wheel that is not turning and there is probably a rod hanging down that should be attached to the wheel. If this is the case, both sides should be changed and the whole front end looked at for othe...

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Why does your front driver side tire wobble in your 1991 ford f150?

the 3 main reasons a tire will wobble are, the wheel bearing is loose or worn. the wheel is buckled the lug nuts are loose You didn't mention whether it is a 2 or 4 wheel drive pickup; but, first, make sure all the lug nuts holding the rim and tire on are properly torqued. If these nuts (usually ...

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What would cause a vehicle to lean to one side?

The most common causes for a leaning vehicle include: a binding shock absorber or strut.a bad spring or torsion bar.bent suspension parts.

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You had the driver side tires replaced not the passagner could that be why your sterring wheel wobbles?

possible,check air pressure in all tires so that they are all equall. was rim balanced once tire was replaced. Bent rim?

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Do both wheels pull on a front wheel drive car?

in a nutshell, most FWD cars have an open diff.both wheels are powered, but when one wheel loses traction that wheel gets all of the power sent its way.so when a front wheel drive is raised only one tire will spin??

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Why does the AC blow cold on the passenger side of your car and not the driver side?

This is a very vehicle specific question. You're going to need to ask again and specify what you're driving. Include make, model, year, and trim level. Causes include software errors and clogged evaporator cores and operator (driver) error and much much more. The fix can be as simple as removing ...

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Why would your car pull back while driving?

Fuel starvation is a likely possibility, fuel starvation is from a clogged fuel filter or fuel pump that is bad.Also if the vehicle had previously ran out of gas that could also add to possibility of fuel starvation, reason being some residual air left in the fuel lines, in this case it would be ...

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Why does only one wheel spin when I do a burnout?

The spinning wheel is getting the same amount of torque as the stationary one, but it's getting the majority of the engine's power because that wheel is easier to spin.The alternative is a limited slip differential.Actually, under ideal conditions, an open differential can also do a two-wheel bur...

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Is your car supposed to pull to the right?

Cars designed for driving on the right side of the road are manufactured to pull slightly to the right.This is to prevent the car from drifting into oncoming traffic if the driver falls asleep at the wheel.If your car is pulling significantly, it's a good idea to get it checked.

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Do you have to pull over for emergency vehicles on the opposite side of the road?

Yes, no matter where an emergency vehicle is coming from or where it is goingwhen you hear sirens and see lights you MUST pull over to the right side of the road.You can be ticketed.It is the law to pull over on both sides of the roadway unless the lanes are separated by concrete or grassy median.

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If your car leans to one side does it have to do with the suspension or is it the frame or uni-body?

It has to do with the suspension,probably worn out shock`s or spring`s or both,maybe even a strut.

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Why does my steering wheel turn to the right?

Air pressure, wheel alignment and low tires Uneven air pressure is a very common reason for a vehicle to pull to one side.When the pressure in a tire is lower on one side, the height of the tire changes.This causes the wheel alignment to change.

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What does it mean to pull timing?

Pulling timing simply refers to the reduction of ignition timing from before tdc to a point closer to tdc.This can be done by any number of tables within an ECU and depending what the sensors are telling it.

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What does it mean when your car pulls to the right?

Uneven air pressure is a very common reason for a vehicle to pull to one side.When the pressure in a tire is lower on one side, the height of the tire changes.This causes the wheel alignment to change.A low rear tire can also change front wheel alignment and cause a pull.

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Why is your car swirving to the right when your hands are off the wheel?

its probably because you have two different tyre pressures on the front

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Why does your 98 Honda civic leak in the front passenger side when it rain?

Defective windshield seal? Door not aligned properly? Defective door seal?

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Why does your fiesta side lights light up when you unlock car?

to alert you that the car has been unlocked

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Why does ef falcon motor hunt when pulling up to a stop?

3 things come to mind straight away,1- Timing and/or timing sensor is not adjusted correctly2- broken airflow meter, allowing the butterfly to briefly close and open, obstructing the airflow3- faulty fuel pumpgoing to need a tech either way :-) hope this helps

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Why does the rear passenger side of your car rattle when you pass over bumps?

Could be many things..faulty swaybar endlinkfaulty/loose exhaust hanger/bracketloose catalytic converter heat shieldbad shock/mount

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Why one wheel gets hot and the other not?

Because their is more friction when you turn and the weight in your car is unbalancedYou may have a brake dragging on one wheel, have it checked.

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Why won't your car steering wheel turn?

Your cars immobilizer is most likely the culprit. It locks the steering wheel when the key is not in the ignition. This mechanism can wear down and lock up the wheel.

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Why is your steering wheel squeeking?

You either have no/low power steering fluid in your car, or there is some other problem with the power steering, such as a leak in the tube.

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Why does my car pull back when driving?

There are a number of things that may cause the car to hesitate when accelerating such as low fuel pressure, a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor, clogged or dirty fuel injectors, a faulty throttle position sensor or potentially a bad fuel pump.

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Why does my car judder when I pull off?

Juddering when pulling away in 1st and/or 2nd gear is often caused by a dodgy thrust bearing in the clutch assembly.Unfortunatlely you can only get at this by stripping the clutch down, in which case it is false economy not to replace the lot (i.e thrust/friction plate, cover assembly and thrust ...

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Why are your car wheels squealing?

Have the brakes checked.

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Why does car wheel squeak?

Brake pads may be worn down to the brake "squealers".

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Why is the steering wheel on the right side in the UK?

“The control is located on the left side, the logical place, for the following reasons: Travelling along the right side of the road the steering wheel on the right side of the car made it necessary to get out on the street side and walk around the car.

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Why is your car knocking on the right side front?

is it front wheel drive? if so the cv joint is bad

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What is it when your car pulls to the left?

One of the Most Common Causes of Pulling is Wheel Alignment The most common reason a car pulls to one side is that the wheel alignment is off.Whether it skews to the side over time, or you hit a particular vicious pothole, wheel alignment will be altered by driving conditions, and it should be c...

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Do you have to give your license when pulled over?

You should ask if you are under arrest or free to leave.In New York, you are not required to carry ID, and you don't have to show ID to a police officer.

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What if moving the steering wheel side to side with the car off causes a rubbing noise?

You may not have enough steering fluid?

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1990 grand voyager free wheel side?

Please explain more - that does NOT tell us what you want to know.

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What side the steering wheel in UK?

The Right. Although you may see left hand cars occasionally for various reasons

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