RAC Approved Garage

Is Your Vehicle Pulling To One Side

Have you noticed that your vehicle has started pulling to one side more than normal, if so, do not be too alarmed as it may be a routine fix. That said, we would recommend you get your car inspected by a technician as soon as you can, as there are many possible causes for this, and sometimes the underlying issue doesn’t seem to be related to the symptoms.


Potential Causes

Uneven Tyre Air Pressure

Frequently, a straightforward item is to blame. Uneven tyre pressure might cause your vehicle to pull to one side. When the front left tyre pressure is too low or high, the tyre’s height varies, which throws the alignment out. Underinflated tyres are those with wear on the edges. Tyres that have wear down the middle of the tyre are inflated too high.

The answer is frequently as simple as pumping air to the right pressure for your particular vehicle type. Low tyre pressure, nevertheless, can also indicate that the tyre has a hole or rip in it. It is obviously a symptom of a greater issue if you continue to have deflation troubles or if your vehicle continues to pull.

Incorrect Wheel Alignment

The most frequent cause of your vehicle pulling to one side is an issue with the wheel alignment. Your steering wheel and the entire front of the vehicle will pull to the left or right if your wheel and axles are not aligned properly. If this is the issue, please get in touch and our technicians can quickly realign your wheels, and you will be ready to go. Uneven tread wear, however, is a more significant sign of misaligned wheels. Your tyres may become dangerous as a result of the rapid and uneven tread deterioration.

You Face Brake Problems

Does your vehicle only move when you press the brake pedal? If so, we recommend you ask a technician to complete a quick brake inspection or health check. You may have to deal with at least one of the following:

  •     Stuck calipers
  •     Collapsed brake hose
  •     Slide pin problems

A bad wheel bearing

The warning signals of worn-out wheel bearings are obvious. The vehicle generally displays additional indications before it begins to pull. Typically, your steering wheel may shake at first and you will hear grinding noises coming from the tyre area. Finally, it is probable that the vehicle will veer to either the left or right. Contact our professional team at Reliance Bicester as quickly as possible if you believe your vehicle has a wheel bearing issues. It could be dangerous to operate your vehicle in this situation.

Worn Out Suspension or Steering Parts

If the problem is not with your tyres, the problems could be with your steering or suspension parts. Your vehicle can start to pull to one side if any of these are worn out and therefore, if you have any concerns, do not hesitate to get in touch as these could be serious and dangerous problems.

Your vehicle should always be roadworthy and in excellent condition. Visit Reliance Bicester if you discover your vehicle pulling to either the left or right. Allow our professional technicians to complete a vehicle inspection or health check and we’ll make sure your vehicle remains safe.

Reliance Bicester Wheel Alignment Service


Get in touch by calling 01869 320032 to book an appointment, or if you prefer, simply email us at info@reliancebicester.co.uk – We’re here to help!

Additionally, regular routine servicing and maintenance is crucial for increasing your vehicles longevity and maximising its performance. Not only does it work to rectify any current wear and tear in your vehicle, but it also effectively aids in preventing further damage from presenting itself in the future.


Our Services


Vehicle MOT

Our fully-equipped garage enables us to undertake MOTs and inspections on all vehicles in the Class IV, V & VII categories and we have the technical expertise to work on models of any type and age.

Vehicle Servicing

Car servicing is essential for keeping your vehicle well-maintained and in the best possible condition. Although not a legal requirement like MOTs, full annual servicing is highly recommended to increase the life-span of your vehicle and reduce the need for major car repairs.

Wheel Alignment

If you’re concerned about your vehicles wheel alignment, our latest equipment uses advanced technology making even 4 wheel alignment more accurate.

Breaking Systems, Discs & Pads

Brakes that function and operate smoothly are extremely important to ensure a safe driving experience. Brake discs & pads are crucial components of your car’s braking system and keeping them in optimal working condition is vital for the safety of both you and other drivers around you.

Vehicle Diagnostics & Repair

If you have a vehicle fitted with an Engine Control Unit (ECU), our qualified technicians can carry-out advanced car diagnostics and run your car through an ECU code reading machine, which will produce a unique report indicating if any further work needs to be done.

Inspection & Safety Checks

If you’re vehicle is experiencing vibrations or your vehicle is pulling to one side, then it’s time to check your brakes, suspension, steering or tyres.

General Repairs

Whether it’s an electrical fault or a worn clutch, a transmission or suspension problem, our experienced technicians can quickly diagnose and repair your vehicle.

Tyre Checks & Replacement

For safety reasons, it is recommended that you replace your tyres before the legal limit is reached. As an official partner of BlackCircle tyres, let us quote you.

Regular vehicle servicing and maintenance should also be done to avoid future inconvenience and unfortunate incidents on the road like sudden breakdown etc. It is wise to schedule and book a routine service to ensure your vehicle is always running smoothly whilst also protecting your safety on the road.

Pricing & Plans

For a quote, simply drop us a message to start a conversation and explain your vehicle concerns, or give us a call. We’re here to help!

Book Appointment

To book an appointment, you can send us a message with details of the problems with your vehicle. You can reach us via Facebook & Google, or simply pick up the phone and give us a call.

Contact Us

Call us

(01869) 320032