Why do I need to have my wheels aligned?

Incorrect alignment can result in rapid irregular tyre wear and can even affect the handling and safety of the vehicle.

Wheel alignment, or tracking, is the process of ensuring your vehicle’s wheels are set to the optimum position, as per the car manufacturer’s specifications, so that tyres wear evenly. Incorrect wheel alignment can be caused by hitting a kerb, driving into a pothole in the road or by excessive wear to steering or suspension components. It is important to get your wheel alignment checked annually to ensure you get the most out of your tyres. We have listed the benefits of having your wheels aligned below:


Potential Fuel Saving


With all four wheels aligned to the manufacturer specification you will have the best possible rolling resistance on your vehicle. This will give you the best possibility to reduce fuel consumption.


Improved Tyre Life


When your car is out of alignment, your tyres will wear unevenly. You will have to replace tyres sooner due to this wear.


Correct Handling


Does your car pull to the left or right? Drift to one side, feel non-responsive in corners or wander / tramline when driving on a straight road? If so, these are all symptoms of incorrect wheel alignment. This can be corrected and it will make the vehicle handle properly making it safer to drive.


Component Inspection


In the alignment process all steering and suspension joints are inspected. Any worn parts can be identified. Parts can be replaced earlier so helping to eliminate potential break downs or component failures.



Four Wheel Alignment: £35 plus vat 



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