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Old 01-24-2012, 04:14 PM   #201
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Getting the TSB applied requires one visit to get the part ordered, usually a 7 day lead time, and a second visit to get it installed. In my case, my car had a week long date with the technician, but I doubt it should have taken that long.
I hear the parts are on backorder too. Well, I'll keep driving it and see if it keeps up.
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Old 01-29-2012, 01:19 AM   #202
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damn, lets not hope for too long; as i just came to the conclusion that i need to get this procedure done.
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Old 01-30-2012, 12:54 AM   #203
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My problem seems to have been fixed by a garden variety "alignment". I just got back from a 550 km test drive of sorts and I'm happy to say my car runs as it should. Dare I say it sticks to the road like glue now and almost darts a straight line on flat highway sections. Might still have some minor left pull and it might not be as tight as I would like it to be, but I don't care; it just drives so much better now. No more tentative steering, tugging left or right and more importantly, the feeling that I'm going to die (any second) if I make one minor mistake is gone... completely. I don't feel compelled to drive with both hands now and I don't have to put all my senses into overdrive 100% of the time. I hydroplaned twice coming back to Vancouver tonight and not once did I loose any confidence on the car. It's just that good now, I could almost cry
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Old 01-30-2012, 01:01 AM   #204
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Good to hear that it's nice, now.

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Old 01-30-2012, 02:14 AM   #205
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If i talk to my dealer about this, and they insist that i get an alignment instead of carrying out the tsb, would I have to pay for it or would there be a ground for me to get it done for free?
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Old 01-30-2012, 09:49 AM   #206
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My car did this too! If it still does, I think I got used to it or something? Because I never had the TSB applied. I did have the transmission recalibration applied, but I donít see how that would be related.
I went to my dealer this saturday...they couldn't replicate the problem. Nothing was broken (hardware wise) so they wouldn't fix anything :(

what about anyone with this problem?... any luck?
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I went to my dealer this saturday...they couldn't replicate the problem. Nothing was broken (hardware wise) so they wouldn't fix anything :(

what about anyone with this problem?... any luck?
This hasn't happened since I put on my winter tires. My best guess for my car was that it was tramlining - or something similar? With the thinner tire (195 instead of 235) as well as a softer sidewall (65 aspect ratio as opposed to 40), this doesn't really happen to me anymore. I'm sure it'll be back come spring when I put my 18s back on.

More flat tires/bent rims, tramlining, bigger turn radius... ugh. The functionality we give up for looks...
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so i just came back from the dealer. I told him about the drifting, I showed him the tsb. He was like, "come back tomorrow and we'll check it out. If we can recreate it we'll fix it. If we can't, we'll probably fix it anyway"

I'm starting to love my dealer more and more.
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so i just came back from the dealer. I told him about the drifting, I showed him the tsb. He was like, "come back tomorrow and we'll check it out. If we can recreate it we'll fix it. If we can't, we'll probably fix it anyway"

I'm starting to love my dealer more and more.
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Old 01-30-2012, 06:26 PM   #210
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Lol I'm sorry
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