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Monthly Archives: April 2021

5 Signs It's Time for a Wheel Alignment

5 Signs It's Time for a Wheel Alignment

You hit a curb and the next thing you know, your vehicle isn't driving straight! More than likely, your vehicle has fallen out of alignment and will need to be realigned. A car that is out of alignment can be difficult to control, making it dangerous to drive. In addition to your car being hard to drive, it will go through tires faster than a vehicle that is aligned correctly. Here are 5 signs that it's time for a wheel alignment. Steering Wheel is Off-Centered While you are driving on a level, straight road, your vehicle's steering wheel should be centered and level. If you notice that your steering wheel is tilted in one direction, it is a sign that your vehicle needs an alignment. Steering Wheel Isn't Returning to the Center After you are done turning, your steering wheel should return back to the center on its own. If your steering wheel doesn't try to return to the center, your car may need to be aligned. Vehicle Pulls in a Certain Direction While Drivin ... read more

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