Well, I was doing well this winter and then this morning BLAM!! A combination of black ice and an unplowed intersection led mt car into a curb at probably 10mph. I initially looked it over and didn't see any damage (it was 4am, on my way to work) but once I started to drive I knew the alignment was out because the steering was out of whack.
When I got home at 2pm in daylight and after the ice/snow was melted and everything I saw the damage in my driveway...i'm not even going to talk about the fact that the wheel hit was on the passenger side but the bumper is cracked on the driverside (new front bumper or plastic weld and paint) ....the wheel is pushed back a decent amount but I got under the car and the lower control arm doesn't seem bent, it might be slightly but I don't know. I have lifetime alignments at firestone so I can get one done BUT!!!!!
The thing is I never took my car in for the rusty control arm thing so would it be possible to (play dumb?) take it to the dealer and have them inspect the arms and replace them if they are rusty/ have them inspect them and tell me why the car is out of alignment for free? Is that possible??? But I don't know if the impact just pushed the ksports out of alignment and that would be all I need...any suggestions?