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1998 Chrysler Sebring JX 2dr Convertible

1998 Chrysler Sebring
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Front Wheel Drive, 2 Door Convertible JX, Compact
21 mpg city / 30 mpg hwy
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April 20, 2013, 6:08 pm


Question: Was my tire put on wrong? I almost died!!!

I just had my breaks done and went for a drive. Driving 65mph on the highway, I hit a minor, normal, everyday bump in the road, and my front driver side wheel practically detatches itself from my car! I'm able to safely get to the right shoulder ( how I did that I'm not sure). And when I get out to look , thinking my tire blew out, I see my tire, which should be parallel to my cat, now turned perpendicular to my car! Two men pulled over to make sure I was ok, and said it looked like my tire wasn't on right.
Now my question. Is this my mechanics fault? Could he have put the wheel back on wrong after doing my front breaks. Do I have reason to believe he did something wrong and accuse him of "shotty" work? I'm so mad right now but biting my tongue until I get more info

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