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Just picked up my new 2018 Lusso last Friday. So far everything is working perfectly. One small thing I noticed is the steering wheel is not centered when tracking in a straight line, it's position is a little to the left. Not a huge issue, but it bothers me. Anybody else have this? Is it an easy fix for the dealer or should I not worry about it?
 

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I don't think it left the factory in that condition. Don't worry, but I suggest a trip to the dealer.
 

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Eons ago, a VW Jetta I owned was hit by another car while parked on a city street. When I got it back from the body shop it tracked straight but the steering wheel was off a few degrees. It wasn't the steering wheel's problem. It took a second body shop to properly fix the car's alignment.

I think your car needs to spend some time on the rack, and not just have the steering wheel reinstalled.

I'd bought a brand new Hyundai Santa Fe 10 years ago that needed a trip to the alignment rack right away, it left the factory pulling to one side. It happens.

Steve.
 

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Track alignment could be the culprit but first thing I would check is tires pressure. It must be the same on all 4 wheels. I'ts an easy check that you could do yourself.
 

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The tire pressure is good and the car tracks perfectly straight. It's just that the steering wheel tilts a little to the left when the car is going straight. I just wondered if that was a simple adjustment the dealer could do.
 

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The wheels were aligned but the person who did the alignment was sloppy about positioning the wheel first. On an old car one can reset the wheel, but on a newer car the wheel should be positioned first, then the wheels aligned. In other words, if you want the wheel straight up, you need to take it back for an alignment. (It should have been done properly to begin with.)

The tire pressure is good and the car tracks perfectly straight. It's just that the steering wheel tilts a little to the left when the car is going straight. I just wondered if that was a simple adjustment the dealer could do.
 
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