2013 Prius Three pulling to the right

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  1. Bryan Howard

    Bryan Howard New Member

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    Hello all,

    I own a 2013 Prius three that was in an accident a couple of years ago. Ever since that day, it pulls the car to the right. When I put the steering wheel straight, it doesn’t drive straight but instead goes to the left. The inside of the driver side tire wears out tremendously faster than all other tires. I have done hundreds of alignments and the results always come back green. I have an lifetime alignment plan with Firestone so I can go every week. I just had both stabilizer links replaced. I’ve attached some pictures of the driver side suspension area so hopefully any of you could identify the issue. Thanks in advance!
     

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  2. bisco

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    maybe a bent frame
     
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    I thought so as well. But frame Inspection was performed and came back fine.
     
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    Hmm, for it to be wearing out the inner edge of the tire fast, baring the obvious, it would just about have to be to much negative camber. I have my other cars set up to run1.5 degrees negative camber and my tires don't do that. So I would say your right front, must be at 2 degrees negative camber or more?

    At the minimum you need to forget, your free lifetime alignment for now.Find another shop and have them check it. And ask specifically, what is the front camber on the driver side "now?"

    And if it still does it, then perhaps the subframe moved a bit when it got hit? That look's like it would take a collision shop to check.
     
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