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All You Need To Know About Car Wheel Alignment

By July 1, 2020No Comments
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wheel alignmentDo Road Conditions Affect the Alignment of My Car’s Wheels?

Poor roads are the biggest threat to your car’s wheels. If you drive on bad roads, hit potholes or hit a curb, your wheels can get severely misaligned.

Any small misalignment in your car’s wheels is most likely to lead to uneven wear and tear of your tires. No matter the state of roads that you drive on, it is best that you get your wheels aligned every 6,000 miles. Regularly aligning the wheels on your car can save you a bundle in the long run not to mention it help you increase the lifespan of your tires.

What Are the Benefits of a Wheel Alignment?

Wheel alignment will ensure that your car operates optimally on the road. By aligning your wheels, you will increase the durability of your tires, ensure that your wheels are always pointing in the right direction and guarantee yourself a smoother driving experience. Keep in mind that when your car is operating optimally on the road, it will require less energy which means you will save a lot on fuel per mile.

When a car is released from the assembly line by the manufacturer, the wheels are usually set to specific angles with a view of ensuring that the tires are properly positioned when you are driving. In order for your vehicle to operate as it was designed, the wheels must be aligned with precision. Even the slightest misalignment can lead to uneven wear of tires and by extension a shorter lifespan as well as poor handling. The best reason to keep your wheels aligned? Wheel alignment is inexpensive but buying a new set of tires can be costly.

Will Worn Out Tires Affect the Alignment of My Car’s Wheels?

Unevenly worn out tires are the epitome of poor wheel alignment. Ideally, your car tires should wear out evenly. If your rear tires are excessively worn out on the inside, it may mean that you are packing too much junk in your trunk or your wheels need to be aligned. If you are driving around with unevenly worn out tires, you are highly likely to spend more gallons per mile which means more gas expenses.

Top Signs That Your Wheels Need to Be Aligned?\

To spot even the slightest wheel misalignment in your car, you simply need to closely inspect your car. Some of the top signs that your wheel alignment is off include:

• Your car pulls too far to the left or right when you are driving
• Your tires are wearing out rapidly or unevenly
• Even when driving straight, your steering wheel is crooked
• Your tires squeal too much

If notice any of the signs listed above or you are unsure whether your car’s wheels require alignment, give us a call without delay. Remember that misalignment can be subtle and hard to miss. Luckily for you and your car, we have precision wheel alignment equipment at our disposal. With this equipment and our expertise, we will get your car back to its original condition in no time. After aligning your wheels, it will be just like you are driving out of the show room.