The automotive industry is constantly evolving. From the newest innovative technologies to top of the line performance, the automotive industry is booming with new, exciting specs and features. From state of the art technologies like the all new heads-up display to night vision with pedestrian detection, technology has taking the automotive industry by storm. But, what about your vehicles basic necessities? With the every evolving market, it’s easy to forget about the key components that keep your vehicle running. Wheel alignment is amongst these components, and unfortunately, it is also one of the most easily forgotten regular services your vehicle needs. Take a look at some of the warning signs and
First and foremost, you should know the warning signs of your wheels being out of alignment. A vehicles whose wheels are out of alignment, or on the verge of being so, will show specific signs. Some of these signs include your vehicle pulling heavily to the right or left, a crooked steering wheel when you’re on a straight path, or your tires frequently squeal. Another more accurate, though slightly more complicated way of telling is to look at the tires themselves. Uneven or paid wear is a more sure way to detect whether or not your vehicle is in alignment.
Your vehicle is made of a series of interconnected systems that work in unison to produce real, incredible results. However, because of this, when one system is damaged or working at anything less than 100%, it can cause complications in the vehicle as a whole. Heavy or uneven wear can make your vehicle less safe, reduce your miles per gallon efficiency, and cost you a lot of money. Keeping your tires in proper alignment can not only save your wallet, it could save your life.
So, if you think that your vehicle may need a wheel alignment, you’re unsure, or you have any questions about tire wear, give us a call or stop in to see us! We’re here to help you!