Wheel alignment is something that many drivers take for granted until theirs is compromised. And unfortunately, not every auto repair shop is equipped to handle proper wheel alignment. That isn’t the case at Auto Service Kingston. We are the leading mechanic for wheel alignment in Kingston, ON.
Wheel Alignment Kingston, ON
When your wheels are properly aligned, it improves the fuel efficiency, driveability and handling of your vehicle by helping put you in control. But proper wheel alignment also helps you extend the lifespan of your tires by promoting even tire wear. In fact, when your wheels are misaligned, your tires will experience accelerated tread wear and you could find yourself buying a new set before you are ready.
If you do notice that your tires have uneven, accelerated, or abnormal tread wear patterns, Auto Service Kingston can help. Our expert mechanics have all the equipment, experience, and expertise necessary to provide you with an accurate wheel alignment including the latest technology with the Hunter Engineering Hawkeye system.
How Often Should I Get a Wheel Alignment?
A common recommendation for how often your vehicle needs an alignment is every year. This allows you to correct any minor alignment issues before they get worse and cause damage to your tires.
We also advise all of our customers to get a wheel alignment anytime irregular tire wear is noticed, you have purchased new tires,you have had suspension components replaced, your vehicle steering is pulling or drifting or are involved in an accident, even a minor fender bender. In order to preserve your perfectly aligned wheels, avoid things on the road that will knock your wheels out of alignment like potholes, curbs, and debris.
Signs Your Wheels Are Out of Line
With as much as your wheel alignment affects the handling and driveability of your vehicle, it is usually pretty easy to tell when yours is wrong. The most common signs that your wheels are out of alignment are pulling to the left or right as well as a steering wheel that is crooked or off-center.
It may not seem like a huge deal, but if you notice the signs that your wheels are out of alignment or any change in the steering and handling of your vehicle, it is time to schedule an appointment. Ignoring the issue will only make it worse and could lead to more expensive suspension system damage and repair.
Today’s tires can be very expensive due to the new low profile sizes. Let us help protect them from premature wear from poor wheel alignment. If you have questions about wheel alignment or would like to schedule an appointment with our alignment experts, contact Auto Service Kingston today!