Wheel Alignment: Car Pulling to the Side, Time to Realign!

When your wheel is aligned it should steer easily and without force, to any degree. Turning should be a seamless action. Driving an automotive vehicle has the possibility to be very dangerous so it is essential your wheel alignment is in place so your driving experience is safe, comfortable, and practical. It is important your vehicle is observed and repaired by a professional if off and it is important to note that your steering wheel’s function can easily be disrupted, which will be detailed in this article.

Misalignment Common Causes

There are several daily common driving experiences that can influence your wheel alignment for the worse including the action of driving alone. The reason for this is that the simple fact that your wheels come into contact with the road can cause jerking and pressure that can deter the alignment. When there are road bumps it only increases the severity alignment can be hindered. Common driving hindrances include:

• Driving quickly over street depressions

• Driving quickly over road rises

• Vehicle to vehicle collisions to any degree

• Colliding with street curbs</p>

Alerts you alignment is slighted

As a driver operating a powerful machine, it is important we listen to the machine and not dismiss abnormalities, no matter the size, because small abnormalities can serve as warning signs of deeper problems, like off wheel alignment. Some examples include:

• Car Pulling when driving

• Tire Damage / Deterioration

• Unbalanced Tire Levels

• Shrieking or Squealing Noises from Tires

Upon observing any of these warning signs, it is important to take your vehicle in for observation to a certified automotive technician. The process of examination can vary depending on the technician, but typically there is some manual observation involved and ultimately computerized examination that will take place. The alignment machine will determine which of the 3 wheel alignment procedures is necessary. 

There are 3 sorts of Wheel Alignment Repairs

1. When the front axle is adjusted, a front-end wheel alignment was completed.

2. When all wheels are checked and a front-end alignment is conducted, it is a thrust alignment

3. When the rear axle angles are arranged and a front-end and thrust are conducted, it is a four-wheel alignment.

A professional will determine which alignment procedure is necessary for your vehicle. It is important as a driver or owner of an automotive vehicle to be proactive and aware of possible warning signs. Regardless if a warning sign is noticed, routine maintenance should include wheel alignment examination as it is a driving factor that is easily influenced.