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Why It Is Important to Have Your Wheels Aligned

Last updated 4 years ago

With proper maintenance and care, your wheels and tires will provide you with many miles of quality performance. Regular wheel alignments are an essential part of proper car care. During a wheel alignment service, a technician will ensure that your wheels are travelling properly on the road. Let’s take a more in-depth look at some of the reasons why it is important to have your wheels aligned on a routine basis.

Better Fuel Economy

If your wheels are improperly aligned, they will place excessive strain on your tires. Over the miles, this wear and strain will create a high degree of friction between your tires and the road. Ultimately, excess friction on your tires will decrease the fuel economy of your vehicle. In order to achieve the best possible fuel economy, you should have your wheels aligned on a regular basis.

Tire Safety

If your tires are continually exposed to excessive friction and strain, your tire treads will begin to wear down more quickly than usual. Worn tire treads create a potential safety risk every time you drive down the road. By regularly aligning your wheels, you will help ensure a long lifespan from your tires and tire treads.

Prevent Suspension System Issues

Your wheels are connected to your vehicle’s highly sophisticated suspension system. Improper wheel alignment can damage and strain your various suspension system components. Suspension system repairs can often involve lengthy and expensive procedures. With regular wheel alignment services, you will help to prevent damage to your suspension system.

To schedule your vehicle’s next wheel alignment service, contact Dekalb Tire and Automotive Repair of Smyrna today at (404) 334-9531. Our expert automotive repair technicians are proud to provide our customers throughout the Atlanta area with a full range of services, including wheel alignment, brake repair, and tire replacement. We look forward to servicing your automobile soon!


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