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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

TOP FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO DO A WHEEL ALIGNMENT?

A normal car alignment (whether a two-wheel or a four-wheel), will take on average about one hour.

WHAT IS A REAR TIRE ALIGNMENT?

Alignment meant to be adjusted in the back because the back tires set the “thrust angle” of the vehicle and the front tires merely correct for conditions.

CAN I DO ALIGNMENT ON UNEVENLY WORN TIRES?

Yes, you can get an alignment before buying new tires.

WHAT IS WHEEL ALIGNMENT?

Alignment refers to an adjustment of a vehicle’s suspension – the system that connects a vehicle to its wheels.

HOW DO MECHANICS ALIGN YOUR TIRES?

The mechanic adjusts the various suspension angles — known as toe, thrust, camber, and caster — that influence tire movement and position.

DO I NEED AN ALIGNMENT IF I REPLACE 4 TIRES?

A wheel alignment isn’t necessary when you have new tires installed, but it’s a really (like, really) good idea. An alignment helps ensure that all four tires are correctly angled with each other and the road.

AFTER HOW LONG SHOULD I CHECK MY CAR’S WHEEL ALIGNMENT?

No, you do not need an alignment because of the pad replacement.

DO I NEED A WHEEL ALIGNMENT WHEN REPLACING ONE TIRE?

No alignment isn’t affected by changing the tire..

IS IT NORMAL TO DO WHEEL ALIGNMENT IN TWO DAYS?

No, alignment is supposed to last for 2 to 3 years.

WHAT CAUSES CAR ALIGNMENT PROBLEMS?

The sudden jarring or heavy impact caused by hitting something, such as a pothole, bumping a curb, or a road accident.

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