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Hi guys been having vibration problems recently on my passenger front suspension it is noticeable from 60 mph and gradualluy gets worse as I drive faster I can also feel it during breaking, but no vibrations are felt under hard acceleration .

I have had the lower wish bone and drop links replaced it seems to have got worse.

While looking at the car today I noticed that the passenger side wheel doesn't sit central to the wheel arch and the tyre rubs on the inner arch at full lock, I compared this with the driver side and that side is fine no rubbing and the wheel looks central.

The reason I think the car is bent is I had an accident bout OCT last year with quite a bit of front end damage it was a insurance repair and generally I was quite happy with the work done, how ever after looking at my copy of the job card today I discovered that the garage had done an initial pull on the jig on the front LH side but never repalced any suspension components !! Is this normal ? surely if they had to do a pull there would have been damaged suspension components and they should have been replaced also ??

Is it possible that the old damaged/woren out wishbone was masking the vibrations and me putting a new one on revieled another problem ???

sorry for the long story guys, let me know what you think, I am just going now to talk to the garage that done the repair to see what they have to say
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Re: Think my car is bent !!

Sounds to me like they didnt have the jig set up properly....either that or they eye'd it in
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sounds like you should get in touch with your insurance company also, but wait to see what the experts here say, they will have more detailed ideas on what to say/do.

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