Benefits of Having Wheels Aligned

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips & Tricks on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 at 5:32 pm
Mechanic holding drill with car tires in background

Can you remember the last time you were driving and hit a speed bump too quickly, ran into a curb or even bumped into the concrete slab at the end of a parking spot? Each time something like this happens, it can move your vehicle’s alignment out of place. When wheels are misaligned, the vehicle might favor one side over the other while trying to drive straight down the road and result in irregular tread wear on tires. Let’s dive into a few benefits of having wheel aligned below!

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Wheels getting aligned

3 Benefits of Having Wheel Aligned

  1. Having wheels aligned is beneficial in that it helps extend the life of tires. When wheels are misaligned, tires are uneven and wear irregularly, which can only be corrected with alignment service.
  2. Before having wheels aligned, the steering wheel may shake or vibrate while pulling to one side. One key benefit of wheel alignment is no longer having to deal with these inconveniences while enjoying a smooth drive.
  3. When wheels are misaligned, it has to work harder and use more fuel to operate properly, therefore, having a wheel alignment can increase fuel economy.

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Be sure to stay up to date on wheel alignment service. When you notice your vehicle favoring one side while driving straight down the road, be sure to schedule an appointment with your local service center to have it corrected—in this situation benefits of wheel alignment outweigh the cost. Alignment should be checked annually to make sure the wheels are properly in place. Thank you for reading and be sure to check out our blog to learn more tips and tricks that will come in handy as a car owner. Are you shopping for a used car? Check out our inventory at Carville’s Auto Mart in Grand Junction, CO!