ALIGNMENT

  • Tiny
  • shhl1
  • 2008 Toyota Avalon
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 36,000 miles

Local shop has suggested modifying strut tower
to allow a more finite alignment thus preventing
exsessive tire wear. They claim it is acommon
on Toyota & Honda.
Is this a good idea? Your imput is appreciated.
Thankyou

Monday, November 15th, 2010 AT 4:37 PM

2 Answers

  • Tiny
  • mmprince4000
  • Expert
  • 8,715 posts

Never heard of this, check with Toyota about any TSB's on this problem.

My opinion is that they are trying to get a few extra bucks out of you and VOID the Toyota warranty.

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Monday, November 15th, 2010 AT 4:40 PM
  • Tiny
  • Jacobandnickolas
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I'm not familiar with "modifying" the strut tower. What do they plan to gain from doing this? The alignment isn't done at the strut tower.

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