Wheel Alignment Safety

To ensure that a car is safe and efficient to drive, it's vital that its wheels are correctly aligned. this is an important part of car maintenance. So, what exactly is wheel alignment, why might wheels become misaligned and how can they be corrected? 

What is wheel alignment?

Wheel alignment refers to the angle and direction in which the wheels on your car are set. Your wheels need to be aligned to the recommended position as specified by the manufacturer. Get wheel alignment in London from experts at DAT Tyres.

Why might wheels become misaligned?

Hitting potholes or kerbs as well as driving at speed can all contribute to wheels becoming misaligned. There are many potholes on the roads throughout London and this only serves to increase the likelihood of wheels becoming misaligned.

Why is it so important that wheels are correctly aligned?

Poorly aligned tires can affect road holding and can lower the life of your tyres. It can also affect braking distance and fuel consumption too.

Recognising the signs of wheel misalignment?

  • Steering wheel vibration
  • A pulling of dragging to one side when steering
  • Uneven tyre wear
  • Squealing or scrubbing noises

What should you do? 
It is important to take your car to a garage where they can check the alignment as well as efficiently rectify the issue. 

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