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So everything was good to go and I drove to work fine, I got off and started driving home and took a sharp left and it sounded like I was hitting the wheel well. Well the steering wheel starting shaking like crazy and the wheel has shifted out of the wheel well about 2 inches, its wobbling and making weird noises, anybody give me and idea of whats going on?
okay found out what the problem was, the mechanic didnt tighten up my lug nuts and wheel was about to fall off, could that mess some stuff up?
Over long term, yes it could mess stuff up big time. However, the wheel didn't come off and your car didn't drop on the rotor, so you should be fine. However, you'll want to bring that back to the mechanic and have him refund most if not all of your money for endangering you. They're supposed to drive your car after a work job to make sure everything is fine. They should know better. You could have been killed.
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You caught the problem pretty quickly which is good so I doubt there are any issues, however, if you notice anymore problems with that wheel, you might have bent studs, so watch for that. Driving a loose wheel like that will bend, and even snap your studs. So keep feeling for anymore problems.
__________________ ...and remember kids, wheel gap is bad for your health.