Wednesday 21 January 2015

Wheel Alignment in Appleton, Neenah, Green Bay, Stevens Point, Weston, and Wausau

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Wheel Alignment in Appleton, Neenah, Green Bay, Stevens Point, Weston, and Wausau

Auto Select Answer:
When motorists' wheels are properly aligned they all point in the same direction. When they are out of alignment, most Wisconsin car owners notice a couple of things. First the family car pulls to one side when driving. It could be slight or pretty severe. If your wheels have been out of alignment for a while, you’ll also start to see uneven tire wear – the shoulder on either the outside or inside of the tire is worn down more than the other.

A whole bunch of steering and suspension components are joined together. Everyday driving can cause motorists' wheels to go out of alignment over time just from the joints loosening up. That’s why most auto manufacturers recommend an alignment check every couple of years. Depending on where you live in Wisconsin or the conditions you drive in (off-road driving, harsh Wisconsin winter conditions, poor pavement, etc.) – an alignment inspection every year at Auto Select may be called for.

Suspension and steering components wear over time as well which can lead to harmful and costly alignment issues for auto owners. Of course, a big bump like hitting a curb or pothole can knock a wheel out of alignment or damage a a vital steering or suspension part.

Your considerate Auto Select service professional will review your tires for uneven wear. The type of wear provides clues for what might be wrong. Undercar parts are inspected for wear and damage. The alignment machine will provide a reading of how each wheel is aligned. The reading is compared with the alignment settings recommended by the vehicle manufacturer, and then the tech makes the necessary adjustments and repairs to bring your wheels back into alignment.

Now putting off a wheel alignment can get expensive for drivers because of tire wear: a bad alignment can chew through a tire pretty quickly. If you see uneven tire wear, if your steering wheel is off center, or your family car pulls to one side ask your considerate Auto Select service advisor about getting an alignment check.

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