Proper Wheel Alignment Keeps You Safe & Saves $$ - Beck's Auto Center

Proper Wheel Alignment Keeps You Safe and Saves You Money

Wheel alignment demonstration by Beck's Auto Center

As we try to avoid the many potholes that have recently appeared on our roads, it is important to pay attention to your vehicle’s wheel alignment.

Every jolt to your suspension alters your vehicle’s alignment. This can impact your vehicle’s safety and cause your tires to wear out prematurely.

Wheel alignment plays a critical role in the performance of your vehicle.  Here are 3 reasons why:

Tire life

When your vehicle’s suspension system is out of alignment, it will lead to uneven tire wear. This reduces the tire’s usable life. With regular alignment checks your tires will last longer and save you money.

Safety

Misalignment can cause your vehicle to pull right or left, or have you feel vibrations typically in the steering wheel.  This undermines the control and handling of your vehicle.

Fuel Efficiency

When your automobile isn’t aligned correctly it has to work a little harder. This reduces your car’s fuel efficiency.

How can I tell if my tires need aligning?

Look for these indications to see if it is time for an alignment check.

  • Your vehicle pulls to one side.
  • Your front end shimmies/vibrates after hitting a bump.
  • Your steering wheel no longer lines up straight.
  • Your front tires show signs of uneven wear.

For more details on the effects of misalignment view the video on this page or visit our Alignment page.

Need An Alignment Check?

Proper alignments require sophisticated equipment to abide by the manufacturers’ preferred specifications and provide an exact wheel alignment. This requires a certified technician.

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Beck’s Auto Center will always make sure you understand what services are being performed and the estimated cost of those services prior to starting any work on your vehicle. To schedule a time to bring your vehicle in go to Book An Appointment.  You’ll also want to check out any special offers we have at Beck’s Coupons.

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