Wheel Alignment in Escondido, CA | San Diego, CA
Your wheel alignment is important
Did you know that a bad wheel alignment is the most costly problem that you can have with your car? A vehicle that is out of alignment can prematurely wear out a set of tires in mere months, and if you don’t correct the wheel alignment problem then you will wear out the next set of tires too.
Here are a few common wheel alignment symptoms
- Your vehicle pulls to the left or to the right while you drive
- Your tire wear is uneven
- Tires wear much faster than a comparative vehicle.
- Your steering wheel is not centered when you are driving straight down the road
- Your steering wheel moves when you hit bumps in the roadway
Adjusting these wheel angles will bring your vehicle back into proper alignment. If you need a wheel alignment, come to Escondido Auto Pros today and we’ll get to work!
What causes your car to pull to the left or right?
There are a few alignment settings or alignment angles that will cause your vehicle to pull. There are other settings that may not cause a pull but they will surely destroy a good set of tires in no time.
The angles that cause a pull are primarily Caster and Camber. Caster is the forward and aft tilt of the steering axis while Camber is the left to the right tilt of the steering axis. These may not be adjustable on all vehicles and some vehicles require special adjusting bolts, spacers, or arms to be installed to change these wheel alignment angles.
The angles that cause tire wear are Toe and Camber. Toe is the inward or outward pointing of the front of the tires. Think of pigeon-toed when you think of toe. If your toe setting is off then the tires will scrub along the road as you drive, this quickly wears out the tread on both tires.
Let us talk about tire wear and your vehicle’s alignment.
How often do wheel alignments need to be performed?
Often, a wheel alignment is recommended the same time new tires are installed. This occurs every 25,000-60,000 miles, so correcting any minor deviation from normal use is necessary. Lastly, if rotating the tires results in a drivability issue, you may be advised to perform an alignment.
Your destination for Precise Wheel Alignment in Escondido
We take pride in working with our customers on their auto repair needs. When it comes to wheel alignment, we have technicians with years of experience working on vehicles of all makes and models. Being Escondido’s destination for wheel alignment means a lot to us. We value our customers and that’s why we put ours all into your repair. We can perform alignments on import and domestic vehicles using the latest wheel alignment machine from Hofmann for perfect alignments, according to factory specifications.
Wheel Alignments services:
- Comprehensive digital suspension inspection with photos and a PDF print out of the findings
- Alignment angle checks with computerized alignment machine. We check the Caster, Camber, and Toe of both the front and rear axles
- Centering of the steering wheel – we also reset the steering angle sensor if needed
- Toe adjustment
- Consultation on any further alignment or suspension needs. Some vehicles require more intrusive alignments when means that parts must be replaced or special adjustments are required.
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Honesty you can trust
Honesty is a key component in the auto repairs process. We want you to know that you are getting the best wheel alignment service in Escondido. Our technicians will answer all of your questions honestly and let you stay in control of the auto repair process. You can count on us to keep your vehicle on the road for a long time.
We will ask you questions about your vehicle and your reasons for wanting a wheel alignment such as:
Does your steering wheel shake when driving at higher speeds?
Is your steering wheel off center to the left or right?
Does anything in your steering change when you hit the brakes?
Does your steering wheel shake when you hit the brakes?
Are there any noises when driving at higher speeds?
We ask you these questions because often motorists are trying to fix a problem with their vehicle and they hope a wheel alignment will fix the problem. We want to ensure that you are getting the best service possible and actually addressing your concerns, so we will ask you several questions about your car’s alignment and what exactly prompted you to request a wheel alignment. Our goal is to diagnose and fix your car for you so that you do not have to guess and spend money on unnecessary repairs.
We invite you to experience the Escondido Auto Pros advantage for your Wheel Alignments.
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