I have a 1988 Chevrolet Caprice. My front tires rub the inside of the fender when I turn the wheels sharply. I've had the front suspension looked at and was told everything was fine. Any suggestions?

I have a 1988 Chevrolet Caprice. My front tires rub the inside of the fender when I turn the wheels sharply. I’ve had the front suspension looked at and was told everything was fine. Any suggestions?

I have a 1988 Chevrolet Caprice. My front tires rub the inside of the fender when I turn the wheels sharply. I've had the front suspension looked at and was told everything was fine. Any suggestions?

My first question to you is, have you changed the rims or tire size? A different-sized tire may cause your rubbing problem. If not, I would recommend taking to a shop that can check your alignment and possible front-end problems.

Jerry Ives
Assistant Professor, Parts Technology
Alfred State College, Wellsville Campus (N.Y.)

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