Why Do I Need a Wheel Alignment and Tire Rotation?
There are many reasons why wheel alignment and tire rotation are important for your car. Here are some of the most important
Extends the life of your tires
The tires on your car get a great deal of wear and tear, it doesn’t take much to cause a wheel to go out of alignment. By getting a wheel alignment inspection you’ll be saving money on replacement tires, and those things can be very costly.
Prevents your vehicle from ‘pulling’ to one side or the other
Driving in bad weather is stressful enough as it is, don’t complicate matters by not maintaining your tires properly. When it is windy or rainy outside and your car is playing a game of tug of war with the road, it is anything but fun. In fact it is pretty dangerous and can put you, your passengers and fellow motorists at risk. Road safety is crucial. Prevent tires from pulling from one side to the other, the smallest jolt can send your vehicle careening and is just an accident waiting to happen.
Improves gas mileage and fuel economy
Did you know that proper tire maintenance will improve traction and speed?
Enhances braking performance
We often see adventure and action films where the leading man or lady is dealing with a car that has no brakes. They nearly always escape unharmed. Well that’s the movies, this is real life. Wheel alignment will improve braking performance and can prevent a no brakes scenario from happening.
Improves road safety
No one wants to be on the road with a vehicle that looks like it’s skidding all over the place. Motorists are responsible not only for themselves but also their fellow drivers. Be safe, responsible and proactive, don’t put anyone’s life at risk.
Allows for maximum traction on slippery road surfaces
This is crucial during rainy and stormy seasons; you’ll feel much safer and calmer driving in extreme weather.
Properly aligned tires save you money in the long run. Slate Auto & Transmission provides wheel alignment and tire rotation as part of a complete range of standard automotive maintenance services.