Monthly Archives: August 2015

Vehicle Wheel Alignment

Vehicle Wheel Alignment

Having your vehicle’s wheels aligned is important as it can help improve the safety and performance of your vehicle. When performing a vehicle wheel alignment, your auto repair technician uses specialized computer equipment to adjust the angles of your vehicle’s wheels so that the wheels are perfectly parallel to each other in proportion with the ground. Take a look at some answers to common questions related to vehicle wheel alignment. Frequently Asked Questions About Wheel Alignment What is my auto mechanic looking for/at when they do a wheel alignment? When performing a vehicle wheel alignment, there are typically three different types of angles that your auto mechanic is examining: Camber – The angle of your vehicle when viewed from the front Caster – The angle of the steering pivot when viewed from the side of your vehicle Toe – The direction that your vehicle’s tires point as they relate to each other How often should I have my vehicle&r ... read more

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Auto Maintenance

The Importance of Vehicle Maintenance

The Importance of Vehicle Maintenance

Purchasing a car is one of the biggest financial decisions that you will make. Therefore, it only makes sense that you should want to do everything that you can to take excellent care of your vehicle, and part of that includes following a regimen of regular vehicle maintenance. Why is Car Maintenance So Important? Each vehicle manufacturer designs their vehicles to operate under a certain set of conditions. In order to ensure that your vehicle continues to perform its best, it is important to follow the set of guidelines originally laid out by your vehicle’s manufacturer. You can often find out what sort of vehicle maintenance will be required by referring to the owner’s manual/handbook that came with your car. You can also speak to a reputable auto mechanic or auto repair shop that specializes in maintenance of vehicles just like yours. Potential Consequences of Skipping Vehicle Maintenance If you fail to maintain your vehicle, it can (and usually will) cause a domino ... read more

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