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PostPosted: Thu Jan 07, 2021 7:57 am 
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Car Models: Saab 9-3 Aero Convertible 2006
Hello,

So I recently had to take the car into the garage because the power steering pipes corroded and the system lost all the fluid. They had a workshop make the pipes as they couldn't find any spare parts anymore...
After I picked up the car I noticed a lot of wheel slip when I am at full lock and parking speed. At first I thought it's a combination of road surface (slippery), tyre wear...but it seems to do it all the time, even on dry tarmac, and my tyres aren't yet in need of a change, they're not new, but not bald either (dunlop sportmaxx).

Could this be a geometry issue and will a wheel alignment fix it? The car still drives straight, with the minimal torque steer that comes with it, so I'm just a bit stuck.

Thank you.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 19, 2021 2:10 pm 
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Joined: Fri Sep 16, 2005 3:30 pm
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Location: oxfordshire
Car Models: 9-5 aero estate 2004
Sorry not a solution buy i get exactly the same on my Volvo V70 on full lock as a come out of my drive. Oddly it does it if I turn right but not left. I also thought it was slippery road surface but seems not. It does not effect normal driving though. It's really is an odd one. I'd love to see people's thoughts/views.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 19, 2021 7:41 pm 
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Location: Kippen STIRLING
Car Models: 9-5s of most types '02 - '08
Sagengaft,

Not sure but has the 9-3 got equal length drive shafts, ie and intermediate bearing on the O/S shaft, or not ? If not then it could be a torque reaction thing, otherwise I would have the camber angle checked to make sure that it is not tipping too far out when on full lock.

Paul @ Kippen


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