Mooresville Auto Repair

Everything You Should Know About Wheel Alignments

A proper wheel/tire alignment is essential when it comes to safe vehicle handling. All of your wheels need to be correctly pointing at the same, precise angles in order to drive straight. Operating a vehicle with poor alignment makes for an unsafe ride; since your wheels are not straight, you may experience difficulty steering and maneuvering your vehicle. Furthermore, it can cause your tires to wear down a lot faster. All of these are why you should have an alignment issue taken care of as soon as possible. 


Having wheel alignments every now and then will keep your tires in great condition, saving you money on tires throughout the years. With even tires, you'll also attain higher fuel efficiency. Lastly, you can protect your vehicle's suspension components from unanticipated repairs with regular wheel alignments. Misalignment can be driven by various things, including: 

  • Driving over potholes
  • Speeding over speed bumps
  • Ramming against curbs or hitting road debris
  • Minor vehicle collisions
  • Poor quality suspension parts
  • Vehicle mods such as lifting

To determine if you're experiencing wheel misalignment, you may notice one or more of the following signs: 

  • Random pulling to the left or right when trying to drive straight
  • Crooked steering wheel
  • Car shakiness or vibrations 
  • Bumpy drives
  • Uneven or excessive tire wear

As soon as you detect any of these signs, please bring your car to the professionals at STR Automotive. Our certified technicians have tons of experience with wheel alignments, and our facility has the best alignment machines and tools to do the job. For dependable alignment services in Mooresville, NC, please call or visit STR Automotive!


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