How Do I Know If I Need An Alignment?
If your vehicle is exhibiting any of the following signs, it may be time to get an alignment check:
1. Uneven Tire Wear:
This is the most common indication that your vehicle is out of alignment. Uneven tire wear can be caused by a variety of factors, but an alignment check can quickly determine if it is due to misalignment.
2. Unresponsive Steering:
If your vehicle’s steering is unresponsive, it can be an indication that the alignment is off. When the alignment is out of whack, the tires may not be able to roll in the same direction as the steering wheel is turned.
3. Pulling to One Side:
If you notice your vehicle pulling to the left or right when you’re driving, it can be a sign that the alignment is off. This is usually caused by the front tires not being properly aligned with the rear tires.
If you feel a vibration in your steering wheel or through the seat, it could be due to misalignment. The vibration could be caused by the wheels not being in line with each other.
That concludes our article about how do I know if I need an alignment. If you notice any of these signs, it’s important to get an alignment check as soon as possible. Over time, these issues can cause more damage to your vehicle if they are left unattended. A professional mechanic can quickly and accurately diagnose any misalignment issues and provide a solution.
Buddy started his auto career journey at Butte College and started his own auto repair company in 2007. Since then he has worked on countless cars, diagnosing, repairing, and replacing worn, faulty, and broken parts.
After a few years, he moved to a bigger shop to accommodate his growth and to better serve the Chico, CA community. It’s a family-owned & operated business.
Outside of work Buddy enjoys spending time with his family and playing softball is one of his many passions.