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Wheel Alignment

When a wheel alignment is performed, the vehicles wheels are adjusted so they are pointing straight up and down and straight ahead. After a wheel alignment, the vehicle will drive straight without any effort from the driver, the steering wheel will be straight and the tires will be placed correctly on the road surface, preventing uneven and pre-mature wear. A wheel alignment can only be performed if all of the steering and suspension components are in good condition.

A wheel alignment should be performed:

Benefits of performing a wheel alignment: