Re: '03 Tahoe 2WD pulls to left


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Posted by Russell (72.54.81.214) on 13:34:24 01/29/13

In Reply to: Re: '03 Tahoe 2WD pulls to left posted by #1 Son

#1, thanks for the idea. I passed it on to her.

I would not be surprised if the ball joints are worn out at 100K+ miles. That might explain her symptoms.

I was just floored by the "replace the torsion bar" diagnosis given to her in writing at the chain repair shop.

Russell

: First, MAKE SURE you check the Tire Pressures on ALL four wheels, especially the two front ones!
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: #1 Son
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: : I gave my 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe 2WD 5.3ltr to my daughter. It has 110,000 miles on the odometer. She now lives and works 250 miles away.
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: : She noted it was pulling to the left while driving. She took it to a chain auto repair shop in Oklahoma City.
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: : They informed her that the torsion bars need to be replaced. Cost $800.
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: : She may need that but I did not think that 2WD Tahoes had front torsion bars.
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: : Any suggestions? What is the most likely cause of her problem? Any recommended shops in the Oklahoma City, OK area?
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: : She needs to do a 500 mile round trip on Friday, so she needs to either deal with it before Friday or live with the problem till she can get it fixed.
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: : Thanks,
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: : Russell
: : Dallas, TX



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