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1998 Saturn SL1 Question: can faulty axle cause your tire to fall off or loose steering control?

 

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shirley5049, 1.9L 4 Cylinder DOHC, Westminster, MD, November 02, 2010, 17:12
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front driver's side wheel and steering column shaking bad
told i needed axle which i can't afford just now2
worried it could cause wheel to fall off or loss of steering control

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    mastertech6371 November 02, 2010, 17:13
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    do not drive until you can get it fixed. it is dangerous and could cause an accident or worse

    Roy

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    shirley5049, November 02, 2010, 17:17
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    why didn't mechanic seem concerned?
    what could happen?
    I have been driving around for a month
    Now I'm freaked out!

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    ZeeTech, November 02, 2010, 17:56
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    Listen to what Roy said.
    I wouldn't let you leave my shop until you read and sign a liability weaver which explains the danger of this condition. Probably you will also need to replace more parts by now.

    Zee

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