What causes negative camber?
A major cause of inside tire wear is a car’s front end being out of alignment.
This can be caused by hitting pot holes, curbs or driving on rough roads.
If the bottoms of the tires lean to the outside, you have negative camber which can cause excessive inner tire wear.
Will an alignment fix camber?
A wheel alignment service can consist of a front wheel, thrust angle, or a four wheel alignment. The common alignment angles are camber, caster and toe. On most vehicles this angle is set in a positive manner which assists in steering and vehicle stability at higher speeds. This angle does not usually affect tire wear.
Can camber be adjusted?
When to Adjust Camber
Camber problems usually show up as handling or tire wear problems. Usually, all four wheels will feature some negative camber, and a vehicle will tend to pull to the side that has the most positive camber. Camber may need to be adjusted if your usage scenario demands better cornering performance.
Can bad struts cause negative camber?
If the shock portion of the strut wear out, the tires will cup from the car always bouncing. If the spring portion is bad, it could cause negative camber.