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When i drive straight, the steering wheel position will be centered about 50% of the time and the other 50% i have to turn it to the left for about 1/2 inch. Is this normal? It's very rare that i have to turn it to the right to drive straight. The dealer said the city streets is not even and sometimes you need to steer left a little bit in order to drive straight. He may be right because no city street is flat, it's really shaped like a upside down U in order for the rain to drain in the side sewers. Is it me or is it normal :roll:
 

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He's right but not to that extent, generally a 2% slope down from the crown in the center. Shaped not like an upside down U but more like this: ^, but flatter.

On curves the slope may go up to 6% (but no more, usually) like this: / or \\ , but flatter.
 

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I would say your steering is probably pretty normal. The camber of the road (the slope away from the center to the edge) will always tend to cause the car to steer towards the gutter and therefore need a small amount of correction to continually 'climb' back towards the center. Try driving on the left-hand lane of a one-way street where the camber SHOULD mean you have to steer slightly right to stay straight. If you find you still need to turn slightly left from the left-hand lane (assuming the road surface has a high point in the center of course) then your steering is off. Otherwise it's pretty much normal and the degree of steering correction will then depend on the speed, the angle of the camber and the weight of the vehicle.
 

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When i drive straight, the steering wheel position will be centered about 50% of the time and the other 50% i have to turn it to the left for about 1/2 inch. Is this normal? It's very rare that i have to turn it to the right to drive straight. The dealer said the city streets is not even and sometimes you need to steer left a little bit in order to drive straight. He may be right because no city street is flat, it's really shaped like a upside down U in order for the rain to drain in the side sewers. Is it me or is it normal :roll:
i have the same problem .. had several alignments but my steering wheel goes to the right a lot .. i hate it .. I wonder what it is ?! Did you ever find it?
 
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