Wheel Alignment

By: World Of Tyres  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Tyres, Wheel Alignment, New Tyres

Why do a Wheel Alignment?
Correct wheel alignment is a major determinant of how much life you get out of your tyres. You should have your alignment checked;

  • When fitting new tyres
  • Every twelve months or 12,000 kilometres, (whichever comes first).
  • After accident repairs or replacement of any steering or suspension parts.

Warning signs that alignment is in need of adjustment include;

  • Irregular tyre wear - on front or rear tyres
  • Heavy steering
  • Vehicle wandering and hard to keep in a straight line
  • Excessive road shock being felt through the steering wheel
  • Vehicle steering wheel not returning to centre

Correct Alignment will;

  • Save excessive uneven and premature tyre wear
  • Save Fuel
  • Enhance cornering and general handling
  • Reduce driver fatigue.

The average cost of an alignment:

  • For a car - $65.00 (includes GST)
  • For a RV - $75.00 (includes GST)
  • For a Truck - POA
  • please note that discounts will apply when you buy your tyres from us.
The information in this article was current at 02 Dec 2011

Keywords: New Tyres, Steering Wheel, Tyres, Wheel Alignment

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