off center problem - Subaru WRX Forum
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post #1 of 3 Old 08-16-2004, 10:08 AM Thread Starter
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Hey Guys!
I need some help!
My 2004 WRX has this wierd off center problem. When i turn to the right then return the steering to center, its okay. Meaning the car goes straight. But when i turn to the left then return it back, it's has to be in the 11 o'clock position to go straight. I can make the steering wheel center again just by turning right.
FYI, the car is aligned properly and the dealer seems be as well.

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post #2 of 3 Old 08-16-2004, 04:20 PM
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What condition are your tires in? Any flat spots or excessive wear? It might even be something as simple as tire pressure. Are they balanced?
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post #3 of 3 Old 08-17-2004, 06:10 AM Thread Starter
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Yup! All the tires are balanced.....
Tires are brand new...
The car is actually just 3 months old and it hasn't even reach 1000 miles...
I don't know if my dealer is shooting for the stars but the service advisor said
it could be the steering preload....
Could he be right???
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