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    Advice on balancing?

    Right i drove my mk4 astra along a 40mph raod and when i let the car steer itself it moves very slighlty to the left side of the road over time.
    is this normal? - ive just had the wheels balanced
    or is it just the way the road is made to curve (to drain water) that pulls the sterring down a bit

    help appreciated

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vaux-Tom View Post
    Right i drove my mk4 astra along a 40mph raod and when i let the car steer itself it moves very slighlty to the left side of the road over time.
    is this normal? - ive just had the wheels balanced
    or is it just the way the road is made to curve (to drain water) that pulls the sterring down a bit

    help appreciated
    yes this is perfectly normal.

    It's a safety feature, if you fall asleep at the wheel, the car won't drift towards oncoming traffic.

    The same question was asked recently, please use the search funtion first.
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    Also the fact most road cambers are to the left (for drainage) which will cause the car to turn in that direction.
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    ahh kool
    sorry bout stupid question

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    No problems mate, alot of people ask the same things

    We cant all know everything can we?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vaux-Tom
    sorry bout stupid question
    Quote Originally Posted by gazTD View Post
    The same question was asked recently, please use the search funtion first.
    Sorry if this sounded like I was having a go, I wasn't.
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