Troubleshooting - Steering & Suspension

Knocking sound from suspension
If you can hear a knocking sound from the suspension, then check the following items: Worn ball joint Check to see if the upper and lower ball joi...
Tue, 21 Mar, 2017 at 1:14 PM
Squeaking noise from suspension or steering column
Can you hear a squeaking noise? Check the following: Dry control arm bushes  Ensure that the lower control arms are lubricated.  Worn ball joi...
Tue, 21 Mar, 2017 at 1:42 PM
Heavy vibration through steering column
If you feel a heavy and extensive vibration coming through the steering column, make sure you check the following: Wheel out of balance An unbalan...
Tue, 21 Mar, 2017 at 1:48 PM
Vehicle tracking to one side
If your Tomcar tracks left or right when you are driving, check the following: Low or uneven tyre pressure Check all tyre pressures.  Ensure...
Tue, 21 Mar, 2017 at 2:34 PM
Vehicle unstable while driving
If you have any stability issues when driving the vehicle such as loose steering or the vehicle wanders from side to side, check the potential issues listed...
Fri, 24 Mar, 2017 at 11:43 AM
Excessive play in steering or loose steering
If there is excessive play in your steering or it feels loose, it could be one of the following issues: Ball joints Check that the ball joints a...
Mon, 27 Mar, 2017 at 10:34 AM
Steering stiff or hard to steer
Is the steering hard to steer? Does it feel stiff? Then it could be one the following issues: Over-adjusted or tight ball joints Check that the ba...
Mon, 27 Mar, 2017 at 1:37 PM