Replaced both lower ball joints and was told that the "steering shaft" is shot, and that would cost me easily $200 to repair, then the alignment can be done correctly.
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1992 Toyota Camry Question: Was told that mechanic could not do front end alignment?
Answer #1Greg's Orange Auto (14643 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper August 08, 2012, 23:04Master
what is wrong with steering shaft?did he explain?
Most alignment techs. will not atempt to align a car that has worn steering or suspension parts. In your case it would be no way to get steering wheel centered properly. It also becomes a legal libilty issue also if your car was to be involved in a crash after its aligned.