Ford Fiesta pulling to one side

I have a Ford Fiesta 1.6 diesel (2006 model). I've only had it a few months, but have had nothing but trouble with it. The car pulls to the left intermittently and the steering wheel shakes pretty violently at 60mph.

It's just passed it's MoT and had the tracking done. My local mechanic can't find anything wrong, but said it could be the steering column. However, he's unsure. Can you help?

Asked on 7 November 2016 by Kelly higginson

Answered by Honest John
If you bought it from a dealer, the dealer you bought it from it liable. But reads to me either as if one of the driveshafts is beginning to fail and the splines are seizing up on the shaft. Could be that can be fixed with some grease. Or it's been crashed and not put together again properly so when it meets the alignment measurement it is still bent out of alignment,.
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