Maintaining vehicles can help drivers save money.
Having wheel alignments checked regularly is one step that can be taken.
The process, which should be conducted once a year, can prevent premature wear.
A vehicle may need an alignment if the steering wheel isn’t center or the vehicle is pulling to one side.
Several conditions can cause tires to get out of alignment, including potholes, curbs and suspension wear.
Most cars nowadays require a four-wheel alignment. Even though most pickup trucks require a two-wheel alignment, it’s a good idea to make sure all the wheels are checked. This will ensure that something isn’t bent.
Read about what a qualified technician will be able to check and evaluate.
This article was written by HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire, an authorized Michelin and BFGoodrich tire dealer in Woodbridge. The auto repair shop performs various services, including oil changes, alignments and computer engine diagnostics.