Jim Thompson - Wheel Alignment - Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Kingston, ON"A Wheel Alignment Consists of adjusting the angles of the wheels so that they are perpendicular to the ground and parallel to each other."
Something as simple as hitting a curb or a pothole can cause your vehicle to be out of alignment.
Incorrect wheel alignment can affect the handling and safety of your vehicle, as well as cause irregular tire wear.
Consists of adjusting your vehicle's:
Angle which the wheels sit on the road, from the front of the vehicle. If the camber is out of alignment this will cause tire wear and accuracy issues.
Measurement of the distance between the wheels at the front and back of the tire. If they are pointed IN or OUT it will cause excessive tire wear.
Angle which the suspension is situated to pivot your wheels. If the caster is out of alignment, the steering will be loose and difficult to control