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rear axle off center

got in an accident a month ago guy hit me square on the driver side rear tire. just got the truck back yesterday everything looked fine drove straight to the tire shop to put new tires on. the drive home on turns it felt like i was going sideways or drifting got home and crawled under it the ubolts on the driver side arent perpendicular to the axle tube and the tires on the passenger side stick out about an inch whereas the drivers side tires sit flush with the fender. what do yall think? 2011 f450 crew cab

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Re: rear axle off center

I think that your rear end is pushed over. I had a similar issue just after buying my f350. Got hit passenger side, square in the rear tire. Had it towed to local dealer for repair. A week later when i picked it up it drove fine for a few weeks. Then i was pulling a good load and i had a dog track issue. Come to find out my rear diff pivoted of centerline from the accident. It took the dealer 4 trips back to them to get it squared back up. Good luck! Hope your insurance guy is great to deal with, mine wasn't!

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