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Old 06-02-2006, 01:39 PM
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bumping a curb

Will bumping a curb with the rear wheels (such as backing into a parking
space) cause the front end to go out of alignment on a 1988 300e?

thanks in advance,

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Old 06-02-2006, 03:44 PM
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It can seem like it if the rear toe is very far out of wack. It can even cause your steering wheel to go off center.
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Old 06-02-2006, 04:48 PM
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It can have knock the rear out of alignment if it is hard enough. Rear alignment as well as front alignment can change the tracking of the car.
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Old 06-02-2006, 07:42 PM
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actually there really isnt alignable parts in the rear is there?

so that would mean the you have bent something.

there may be shims, so if the damage is minor you may be able to adjust for it that way.

also check tire pressure

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