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hey guys its been really cold here for the past couple of days and ive been letting my car warm up for about 5 or 6 minutes, but when I start to reverse and turn sharp the car feels like its sticking to the ground and wont move. The way it feels to me is when reversing in a 4x4 vehicle. My car is only 8 months old 5.7 auto. Is it time to take it in to the dealer to let them look or is this a cold weather thing? Thank yall for the answers in advanced.
 

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Interestingly enough this concern gets raised every winter. I will try and explain.
When you wheels are turned there is a steering angle that is called SAI, or steering axis inclination. The outside wheel in a turn turns sharper than the inside wheel because of the larger arc. when you are backing up turning sharp, that angle causes the outside tire to actually skip or drag on the pavement in cold temps. When warmer the tire just scrubs slightly and you don't feel it. Sometimes I have even experienced it in cooler wet weather. hth , Ken.
 
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