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Q: Car alignment needs adjustment.

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My alignment is off. My car shakes when I drive fast.

It sounds like you need to take your car in to have the tires rotated and balanced. A certified mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, should do a 4-wheel alignment as well.

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