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5 Signs Your Car Needs An Alignment
Vehicle pull, loose steering, abnormal tire wear, and an off-center or not returning to center steering wheel are all signs you need an alignment.
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Why Is It Important to Have a Vehicle's Suspension Aligned?
Correct car suspension alignment helps your vehicle perform better. Check wheel toe, camber, and caster to make your suspension and tires last longer.
Why Is It Important to Have a Vehicle's Suspension Aligned?
Correct car suspension alignment helps your vehicle perform better. Check wheel toe, camber, and caster to make your suspension and tires last longer.
Why Is It Important to Have a Vehicle's Suspension Aligned?
Correct car suspension alignment helps your vehicle perform better. Check wheel toe, camber, and caster to make your suspension and tires last longer.
Why Is It Important to Have a Vehicle's Suspension Aligned?
Correct car suspension alignment helps your vehicle perform better. Check wheel toe, camber, and caster to make your suspension and tires last longer.
Why Is It Important to Have a Vehicle's Suspension Aligned?
Correct car suspension alignment helps your vehicle perform better. Check wheel toe, camber, and caster to make your suspension and tires last longer.
Why Is It Important to Have a Vehicle's Suspension Aligned?
Correct car suspension alignment helps your vehicle perform better. Check wheel toe, camber, and caster to make your suspension and tires last longer.
Why Is It Important to Have a Vehicle's Suspension Aligned?
Correct car suspension alignment helps your vehicle perform better. Check wheel toe, camber, and caster to make your suspension and tires last longer.
Why Is It Important to Have a Vehicle's Suspension Aligned?
Correct car suspension alignment helps your vehicle perform better. Check wheel toe, camber, and caster to make your suspension and tires last longer.
Why Is It Important to Have a Vehicle's Suspension Aligned?
Correct car suspension alignment helps your vehicle perform better. Check wheel toe, camber, and caster to make your suspension and tires last longer.
Why Is It Important to Have a Vehicle's Suspension Aligned?
Correct car suspension alignment helps your vehicle perform better. Check wheel toe, camber, and caster to make your suspension and tires last longer.
Why Is It Important to Have a Vehicle's Suspension Aligned?
Correct car suspension alignment helps your vehicle perform better. Check wheel toe, camber, and caster to make your suspension and tires last longer.
Why Is It Important to Have a Vehicle's Suspension Aligned?
Correct car suspension alignment helps your vehicle perform better. Check wheel toe, camber, and caster to make your suspension and tires last longer.
Why Is It Important to Have a Vehicle's Suspension Aligned?
Correct car suspension alignment helps your vehicle perform better. Check wheel toe, camber, and caster to make your suspension and tires last longer.
Why Is It Important to Have a Vehicle's Suspension Aligned?
Correct car suspension alignment helps your vehicle perform better. Check wheel toe, camber, and caster to make your suspension and tires last longer.
Why Is It Important to Have a Vehicle's Suspension Aligned?
Correct car suspension alignment helps your vehicle perform better. Check wheel toe, camber, and caster to make your suspension and tires last longer.
Why Is It Important to Have a Vehicle's Suspension Aligned?
Correct car suspension alignment helps your vehicle perform better. Check wheel toe, camber, and caster to make your suspension and tires last longer.

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Wheels alignment
Hello. I'll be glad to help you with this. On a straightaway, at speed, with no significant crown on the road, if the car is properly aligned, you should be able to remove your hands from the wheel and the...
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wheel alignment
Hello, thanks for writing in. I will be happy to assist you with your concern about whether a wheel alignment must be performed after the installation of sway bar links in the front and shock absorbers in the rear of...
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Thumping sounds while driving over sharp bumps
The only part you did not mention and the most likely cause of the problem is the inside lower control bushings which could possibly be bad. I would also check the steering gear mount bushings for excessive wear. Both of...
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Car shakes at 60 mph and over
In this case, you may need to have the wheels balanced on the vehicle if the tires have already been road force balanced. While tire balancing will result in a balanced tire and wheel assembly, it does not balance the...
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Car shakes at 40-6- mph and brakes squeak
You have a brake rotor that is warped causing the vibration since the vibration is only when you hit the brakes it is then in the brakes. To narrow it down when you brake, do you feel it more in...
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Car shakes at 40-6- mph and brakes squeak
Many different things can cause a vibration at speeds. The most common causes of this would be warped brake rotors, a damaged suspension component, or tire that is damaged or out of balance. It is possible for this fault to...
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Car pulling to the left
Hello. It sounds like some damage was done to the suspension parts on the passenger's side. In this case there are several parts that will need to be replaced. This parts include: the strut, inner and outer tire rod, knuckle,...
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Alignment
Hello. You only need to change the parts that are actually loose. If the ball joint is loose then it needs to be replaced. If the lower control arm has worn out or missing bushings then those should be replaced....
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2014 Madza CX-5 rear tires are almost completely bald, while front tires look new. I was rear ended on the highway back in July.
The rear tires are most likely getting worn too fast due the the rear alignment is out of specifications with excessive toe in or toe out due to the accident. Have alignment checked and also see if the suspension is...
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I have a 2012 KIA Forte LX. For the past year I have had a problem with the back wheel/s vibrating. What could be the problem?
If you have already had the wheel and tires replaced then you may have a bent spindle causing the wheel to wobble. Have the vehicle four wheel alignment done to see if the suspension is bent and then you will...
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There's a bolt broken off the rear upper control arm the cross member
It depends. If only a bolt needs to be replaced, the price "sounds" high but even that response is speculative because there might be a lot of disassembly work to get to the bolt and then, of course the wheel...
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A mechanic says I need tie rods, gave weird estimate I think
To perform an alignment, there can't be any "excess" wear in the suspension simply because the tolerances in an alignment are very tiny. If there is wear, as you try to adjust and set the alignment, the suspension simply moves...
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Hi, while driving I feel heaviness on my steering. Recently changed all tyres and alignment. Not sure what is the problem
Hello, thank you for writing in. Considering that you just had an alignment done, you will want to have it checked again. You will also want to make sure the tires were balanced, the brakes are not sticking, and that...
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What should I replace before getting front end aligned? 2006 Toyota Corolla 140k miles.
Hi there. Before having an alignment performed on your car, check the ball joints, control arm bushings, and the tie rod ends. These items will cause the tires to wander around wearing out the tread fast. If your tires have...
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My 2012 Toyota Corolla blows all over the road in the wind. What causes this? Is the car not heavy enough or is it not aerodynam
All vehicles, regardless of their weight and aerodynamics, are buffeted by high winds. If the vehicle does not have directional stability, it may have an alignment problem or an issue with the tires and/or suspension. If you want your vehicle's...
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STEERING RETURNABILITY.
The vehicle should be lifted and see if there is any binding in the steering when turned left and right. If there is no binding then alignment of the vehicle should be checked and making sure the caster is more...
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ESP stability control light is on.
Hi there. If the vehicle was jolted hard on the front end when the vehicle hit a pole, then the Electronic Stability Motor may have had a harsh force applied to it causing the motor to either fail or become...
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2007 RR Supercharged. The check engine light came on. Code p0171 and p0173. Oxygen sensor bank 1 and 2. Checked the battery.
Hi there. The check engine light codes are for the engine running lean on bank one and bank two. Check the fuel injectors to see which injectors are not working. A lean condition is when the fuel injector(s) are not...
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My car pulls to the driver's side when braking, i've fitted new pads and a new caliper on the passenger side but no difference.
Hello, and thank you for writing in. There are several reasons why your vehicle may pull to one side or the other while braking. The first thing to consider is a warped rotor or faulty brake pads. When you replace...
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Can a bad alignment cause a loud noise when driving and stop when turning wheel ?
If the noise did not start until after the alignment was done then you need to return to see if they left something loose or have an explanation for the noise. If you had a tire rotation then a tire...

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