How Often Should I have My Vehicle Alignment Adjusted
December 29, 2021
A vehicle should track straight on a flat, straight road with the steering wheel centered. To keep it that way it is a good idea to have the alignment checked on an annual basis. The condition of our roads can cause a vehicle to get knocked out of alignment by extremely rough roads or by […]
What Is the True Definition of Preventive Maintenance when it Comes to Your Vehicle?
February 07, 2017
Preventive Maintenance or Preventative Maintenance have the following meanings — The care and servicing by personnel for the purpose of maintaining equipment, and facilities in satisfactory operating conditions by performing systematic inspections, leading to detection, and correction of incipient failures either before they occur or before they develop into major defects. Maintenance, including tests, measurements, […]
What Are the Ball Joints in Your Vehicle Suspension?
April 25, 2014
Ball joints are ball-and-socket joints in the front suspension that serve as the pivot points between the wheels and suspension of your vehicle. On each side, the lower ball joint is pressed into and rests in the lower control arm, while the upper ball joint rests in the upper control arm. Both control arms are […]
What Are Signs of Improper Alignment in My Vehicle?
February 07, 2014
Symptoms Of Improper Alignment Having the alignment on your checked regularly is important. Proper alignments aids with proper steering, good vehicle control, and avoids excessive or uneven wear on your tires. Some of the symptoms for improper alignment or worn parts that affect the alignment are: Tilted or off center steering wheel. Poor returning ability […]