Wheel Alignment issue - MustangForums.com

5.0L GT S550 Tech This section is for technical discussions pertaining specifically to the GT variation of the 2015+ Ford Mustang.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 07-08-2018, 11:08 AM   #1  
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jul 2018
Location: louisiana
Posts: 2
Default Wheel Alignment issue

2015 gt premium 33k miles

ok i had my oil changed at ford yesterday and they notified me of bad tire wear on the inside of my tires and said it need an alignment. but i could not do it due to time constraints .
i took it to ntb this morning being they are about the only one open on sunday in the covington la area and they could not figure out how to get it aligned. they was truthful and and let me know this was the first of the newer mustangs they have tried to put in alignment. he said he could only find one adjustment and and when he corrected it , the front was thrown out .
i respected the honesty and now i guess ill have to leave my car at ford for the to do it . has any one else had this issue .

mike clak
covington la
mikecs550 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-08-2018, 01:30 PM   #2  
3rd Gear Member
Join Date: Jan 2018
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 975

There are one of two reasons the car wears on an edge, toe and camber.

Not all cars have a camber adjust, which is why people buy camber kits for
their cars so there is an adjustment. These cars do not have a camber
adjustment. You need to buy kits for just camber, or ones with castor adjustment
as well.

They use toe adjustments to try and offset the camber wear, but that doesn't
always work, or last. For inner wear, they'll toe it in a little more than spec
to try and offset that. You can end up with both inner and outer wear if
toed to far in.
08'MustangDude is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2018, 11:11 AM   #3  
3rd Gear Member
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: LA
Posts: 772

I live in Covington and use Banner Ford for all my service and have never been disappointed by them. Hard to believe they can't do an adjustment, perhaps the "regular" alignment guy doesn't work on the weekend. The rear suspension is easily adjustable and once it is adjusted you have to do the front. All 4 wheel alignments start with the rear wheels and finish with the front.
proeagles is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2018, 01:21 PM   #4  
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jul 2018
Location: louisiana
Posts: 2

thanks to both of you . @ pro eagle NTB( OLD TIRE KINGDOM) up on collins had the issue with not being able to do it . dropping it off at banner Wednesday.
then get some new rubber

mikecs550 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2018, 04:30 AM   #5  
4th Gear Member
audioAl's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Texas
Posts: 1,041
Default Coyote Red 2016

Interesting, I've had 2 shops try adjusting my pony & just the rear was changed. The shops were silent about the problem? I had camber bolts installed at Ford and will inquire concerning camber adjustment for the front wheels, thanks for the heads up!
Attached Thumbnails
Wheel Alignment issue-tn_1526218386750.jpg  

Last edited by audioAl; 07-10-2018 at 04:32 AM. Reason: pic
audioAl is offline   Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Issue with my ride, vacum issue or fuel issue? uberstang1 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 0 07-05-2011 05:53 AM
Wheel Alignment Issue abe86 2005-2014 Mustangs 0 12-21-2009 10:47 AM
Alignment / Stability Issue Red06 S197 Handling Section 19 10-19-2007 10:54 AM
Is this an alignment issue? silvel2edge 2005-2014 Mustangs 6 06-27-2007 12:07 AM
Alignment Issue - Need Help!! Nixtang 2005-2014 Mustangs 12 02-15-2007 10:48 PM

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

Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:19 PM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.