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Unread 09-19-2009, 04:52 PM   #1
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bad pull, please help

the jeep has been pulling bad to the right, and i cant think what is wrong. the tires are about 2 months old with about 3000 miles on them. the aligment is perfect, just had it checked. cant think what could be wrong. any help is greatly appreciated

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Unread 09-19-2009, 04:53 PM   #2
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Does it pull all the time or just when braking?
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Unread 09-19-2009, 04:55 PM   #3
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Check the tire pressure. I had a pulling problem that was related to the pressure being lower on one side. Try rotating your tires and see if the problem goes away, if it does it is tire related.
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Unread 09-20-2009, 08:41 AM   #5
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It could also be the teves calipers going bad and the passenger side is dragging.
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It could also be the teves calipers going bad and the passenger side is dragging.

Possible, but he should have a brake burning smell after driving for awhile.
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Unread 09-20-2009, 02:40 PM   #7
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i do have a buring every now and then. i will look at it, and im going tuesday to get my tires rotated and balanced. hope it does the trick
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Unread 09-22-2009, 03:28 AM   #8
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i do have a buring every now and then. i will look at it, and im going tuesday to get my tires rotated and balanced. hope it does the trick
dought that will work
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Unread 09-22-2009, 07:34 AM   #9
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why do you dought it will work?
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Unread 10-01-2009, 08:34 PM   #10
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ok, i got the tires rotated and balanced, and the alignment checked. it still has a pull to the right, and the brakes are fine. any more ideas?
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Maybe your springs are sagging badly and your tires aren't center under the axle anymore (something like -1" of lift)
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ok, i got the tires rotated and balanced, and the alignment checked. it still has a pull to the right, and the brakes are fine. any more ideas?
They SHOULD have checked the front end for bad parts when they checked the alignment but then they don't always do what they should. Check for bad tie rod ends. Jack up 1 side at a time & grab the tires at 9 & 3 o'clock (or you can do it after dinner ) and try turning the tire left then right fairly quickly but with some force. It should be tight so if you hear a clunk have someone look under to see what has the play (it's tough to do both yourself).
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They SHOULD have checked the front end for bad parts when they checked the alignment but then they don't always do what they should. Check for bad tie rod ends. Jack up 1 side at a time & grab the tires at 9 & 3 o'clock (or you can do it after dinner ) and try turning the tire left then right fairly quickly but with some force. It should be tight so if you hear a clunk have someone look under to see what has the play (it's tough to do both yourself).
i was thinking that, but wasnt for sure. actually have time to check tomorrow.
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Unread 10-01-2009, 09:04 PM   #14
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mien did this, but it was my caliper... but it was a bad brake smell along with it.
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Could also be the incorrect camber from a bad balljoint. If im not mistaken didnt the factory come out with a adjustable ball joint to help in cases like this?
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