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Is your steering wheel / front end alignment straight?

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From the day I picked my SL up the steering wheel is sitting about at 10:30 AM then I drive straight. I can't really tell if its out of alignment or the steering wheel is just cockeyed. Anyone else have this problem and if so have you gotten it resolved??
 

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Dont know if it is the same for the SS but If the steering wheel is goofy and no one will fix it I will do it myself
 

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My steering is nice and neutral, though the wheel is cocked slightly to the left so the left spoke is about 8 o'clock. Certainly not enough to bother even me, ole mr anal.
 

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My steering wheel was pointing to the left at about 10 o'clock. It bothered me because the right hand grip on the wheel blocked the tach. So, I took it apart, made a puller, yanked the wheel off, and straightened it out. Sorry, I have a picture diary on my phone, but have no idea on how to post pictures. PM me, and give me an email address or cell phone, and I'll gladly send them to you.
 

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My steering wheel was pointing to the left at about 10 o'clock. It bothered me because the right hand grip on the wheel blocked the tach. So, I took it apart, made a puller, yanked the wheel off, and straightened it out. Sorry, I have a picture diary on my phone, but have no idea on how to post pictures. PM me, and give me an email address or cell phone, and I'll gladly send them to you.
At the bottom of the text box is a button that says "upload a file" . That is how you up load files, like pictures of taking apart a steering wheel .
 

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My steering wheel was pointing to the left at about 10 o'clock. It bothered me because the right hand grip on the wheel blocked the tach. So, I took it apart, made a puller, yanked the wheel off, and straightened it out. Sorry, I have a picture diary on my phone, but have no idea on how to post pictures. PM me, and give me an email address or cell phone, and I'll gladly send them to you.
Ok. Here's the pictures from ConnMa and the stering wheel issue. I'll retype the text he sent me as well.

Pic 1 show the wheel being off center. Next view is with the hoen assembly off. Remove the nut (15/16 socket) and you'll need a steering wheel puller (he made this one himself). After wheel is removed, you'll see this yellow tape. Notice the arrow on the yellow tape. It's lined up to an arrow molded on the black plastic. The yellow assembly with the wires spins around freely. The molded in arrow is fixed.. When removing the horn, you don't necessarily pop the button off. Pry up on the 3 wings with something flat and wide to avoid marking up the wheel. Once the 3 prongs are out, grab the assembly and gently fold it up and pull it out. The whole thing is just pressed into soft rubber. No fear of breaking anything if you go slow. It wasn't hard to do. Whole job with making the puller and all was about an hour. If you have a puller, half hour tops. Any questions, just post them. Thanks
 

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The vehicle can still track straight moving down the road if this is caused by an alignment issue. If mine is off, I'm going to start with the alignment, then worry about the steering wheel.
 

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My alignment is fine, just a crooked wheel. It should be noted that once you rotate the wheel to the straight position, the arrows no longer line up. I think those arrows are just for the assembly process, and the whole unit was installed rotated to the left. Can't see anything those arrows do, since the ring assembly with the wires spins freely 360* around. However, I have the service manager at my dealership asking the Gods at Polaris.
 

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My alignment is fine, just a crooked wheel. It should be noted that once you rotate the wheel to the straight position, the arrows no longer line up. I think those arrows are just for the assembly process, and the whole unit was installed rotated to the left. Can't see anything those arrows do, since the ring assembly with the wires spins freely 360* around. However, I have the service manager at my dealership asking the Gods at Polaris.
Good to know.....Do your turn signals still self cancel as they should?.....With equal turning of the steering wheel?
 

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Good to know.....Do your turn signals still self cancel as they should?.....With equal turning of the steering wheel?
Mine do. It's really starting to look like a batch of wheels were installed cocked to the left!

I'm going to have laser alignment in a week or so. That will be a definitive answer.
 

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Good to know.....Do your turn signals still self cancel as they should?.....With equal turning of the steering wheel?
Good question!! Yes they do. First thing I checked. But that whole thing is more a mechanical trip, than an electronic trip. I did notice driving it that unless the wheels are in the straight position, the signal arm will not stay in the blinking position. If I start a turn to either side first, then try to initiate the turn signal, it will not stay. I'm not crazy about that but I'll get use to it I'm sure. This was before I straightened the wheel. It acts the same now straight, as it did before.
 
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