Wheel Balance and Alignment

Wheel Balance and Alignment

Rad Air Strongsville

Wheel balance and alignment can be a misunderstood topic in car care. While many people believe it is just a way for mechanics to bill for more services, that couldn’t be farther from the truth! While tire wear is just part of using your car, how your tires wear is crucial. Want to learn more about why wheel balance and alignment is important? Read on. Wheel Alignment

  • Did you know that uneven tire wear can cause blow-outs? When one tire has more stress on it than the others due to poor alignment, suspension problems, or wheels being bent or out of balance, it can lead to a blow-out.

  • Did you know that wheels out of alignment can impact your gas mileage? In fact, when your tires are not properly aligned, your vehicle will not track straight and cause drag. This can cause your tires to eat up your gas mileage.

  • Did you know that expert auto repair technicians say that your wheels need to be checked for alignment every 12,000 to 15,000 miles? The stress of misalignment or out-of balance tires can actually cause damage to the suspension components and frame of your car due to the constant stress. This can be costly to fix, so getting a regular wheel alignment and tire balances can save you thousands of dollars in repairs

  • Did you know that wheels out of alignment can cause issues with vibration or pulling? When wheels are out of alignment or need to be balanced, you may experience vibration in the steering wheel or pulling to one side. If your vehicle pulls, then the auto repair technicians at Rad Air’s Strongsville Car Care & Tire Center can assist you with repairs.

It’s a fact that tires go out of balance as they wear, and a misaligned vehicle only makes tires wear unevenly, changing the balance of your car.

  • If you’re driving an average of 12-15,000 miles a year, consider having your tires rebalanced and the car aligned once a year.

  • Check with one our certified technicians about how often your vehicle should be aligned to insure a smooth ride and less wear on your car.

Want to avoid a blowout, eliminate vibration and increase your gas mileage? Stop by Rad Air’s Strongsville Car Care & Tire Center location to talk to our friendly, knowledgeable team. We’ll be happy to help you with all of your tire needs!

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