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Help Rear tyre wear

I have noticed my offside rear tyre has greatly increased wear on the outside quarter of the tyre, remaining rear wheel wear is even across the tyre.

Anyone have any ideas suspension issue? Thanks
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Check one of your springs has not broken (very common on the rears), you'll have to jack it up.
Then next step is get four wheel alignment.
Also check the manufacturing date on the tyres, I once bought some cheap older tyres (but unused), they wore really really quickly!

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Alignment problems will usually show up as the same wear pattern on both tyres (although slightly biased towards the near side because of road cambers).
However, camber adjustment is unique to each wheel and adjustable so (assuming nothing is broken) I'd get the car on a 4 wheel alignment.

Broken springs will lower the car and put wear on the inner shoulder. But a bang on the outside of the wheel will put positive camber on it and result in outer shoulder wear.

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