new 2012 Durango pulling to the left - DodgeForum.com

Go Back   DodgeForum.com > Dodge SUVs > Dodge Durango > 3rd Gen Durango
Log In 


3rd Gen Durango 2011 models

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:20 PM.>

new 2012 Durango pulling to the left

Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 09-12-2012, 03:41 PM
BigGuy2 BigGuy2 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 7
Default new 2012 Durango pulling to the left

Hi Guys,
took my new 2012 Citadel V6 home last Friday. Over the weekend I noticed that it pulls to the left, not horribly so but enough to require constant correction. Example, on the Interstate at 50-60 mph if you set the steering wheel straight and let go the car will veer off toward the medium in just a few seconds.
It always pulls to the left - checked the tires and air pressure is OK.
Took it to the dealer, they put on the alignment machine and it came back (big surprise) "All well within spec!"
He is telling me "these new trucks are so sensitive, the slightest little bump or grove will make them veer off."

Anybody know what else the dealer needs to check - I believe them when they say the alignment is within spec. but that doesn't solve my problem.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-12-2012, 04:00 PM
frozen frozen is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 3
Default

You may want to check out this thread: http://dodgeforum.com/forum/3rd-gen-...lp-please.html
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-12-2012, 06:44 PM
GotRPM's Avatar
GotRPM GotRPM is offline
Professional
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 140
Cool

That thread was about an AWD drifting to the right. My 2012 R/T (RWD) has had zero problem traversing some really lousy streets with joints, cracks, repairs, etc. Zero problems, the steering is positive and never veers, swerves or even trammels. The OP's dealer is either a liar or an idiot, he needs to run away from the guy and try a different dealer. A Jeep dealer may work better and should still service the Durango, worth a try if there is one.


.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 09-12-2012, 10:50 PM
adbutz adbutz is offline
Rookie
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 61
Default

The above thread was mine. It took 8 different alignments before my vehicle drove in a seemingly straight line. The tech was going to foreward the alignment results/meaurements to Dodge engineers in case others were reporting similar problems. Take it back and leave it there until they get it right. That said, it seems like there is a lot of us starting to show up with similar problems. This further has me wondering if there is a dud part on these vehicles causing alignment issues. By chance do you also have a steering wheel that wobbles?
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 09-14-2012, 02:48 PM
figgity_diggity figgity_diggity is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 10
Default

Interesting. I have the same problem on my '12 Citadel as well. However, the steering wobble was fixed with a re-balance of the tires. It's due to go in for a rear latch replacement next week and I'll have them figure out the alignment issue as well.
Reply With Quote
 
 
 
Reply



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Coding out!!! GregsDurango 1st Gen Durango 1 06-29-2015 05:23 PM
Help! Air soft Pellets under the seats User2119 3rd Gen Durango 2 06-21-2015 03:54 PM
wheel shakes bad cutthroatxxx 2nd Gen Ram Tech 9 06-15-2015 07:17 AM
Install 2014 Durango halogen headlights on 2012 Crew marshal21 3rd Gen Durango 0 06-02-2015 02:55 PM

 
Advertising
Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory
Our Sponsors

Internet Brands, Inc.


Contact Details & Emails