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Simply worn or damaged components, normally. :(

Accident impact a contributor.

Occasionally the rusted out frame or other supportive component deterioration.
 

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Simply worn or damaged components, normally. :(

Accident impact a contributor.

Occasionally the rusted out frame or other supportive component deterioration.
Thanks for your message, would these worn parts not show up on an MOT inspection?
 

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would these worn parts not show up on an MOT inspection?
One would think so IF readily observed / checked, but not all faults are easily uncovered unless disassembly (labor) is involved. The person performing the alignment check should be the most knowledgeable one to offer a failure cause.

Even then, a slight bent or otherwise out-of-spec component isn't necessarily something you can spot with your eye.

The Mechanic's (MOT or Alignment person's) aptitude and experience is the other unknown here. ;)

A second opinion / inspection may be to you liking in this case.
 

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One would think so IF readily observed / checked, but not all faults are easily uncovered unless disassembly (labor) is involved. The person performing the alignment check should be the most knowledgeable one to offer a failure cause.

Even then, a slight bent or otherwise out-of-spec component isn't necessarily something you can spot with your eye.

The Mechanic's (MOT or Alignment person's) aptitude and experience is the other unknown here. ;)

A second opinion / inspection may be to you liking in this case.
In terms of the components that could effect such a high value and difference between each side, what should I inspect?

Are there any tell tell signs? As you said, finding faults can sometimes be quite difficult, when I inspected underneath briefly, there was nothing that stood out.
 

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What's unusual there is that the camber is positive on the left front & negative on the right - the Carry has a MacPherson strut front end, so normal wear & tear would show up as negative camber on both sides, either something on the vehicle is bent, the alignment rack itself is out of whack, or the operator not up to scratch.

The best approach is to find the bent part and replace it, an alternative would be to fit camber bolts - be aware that most camber bolts cannot correct the camber by more than 2 degrees or so, you're already over that.
 
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