WHAT IS 'WHEEL ALIGNMENT' OR 'TRACKING'
Wheel aligmment or tracking is simply the angle and directiona t which your tyres are set. wheel alignment is part of standard automobile maintenance that consists of adjusting the angles of the wheels so that they are set to the car maker's specification.
HOW DO I KNOW MY WHEELS NEED ALIGNING?
The signs of misaligned tyres are:
1. Uneven wear- If one of your front or back tyres shows a much different wear pattern than its opposite, this usually means your tyres need aligning
2. Is your steering wheel pulling to the left or right?- this is a classic sign showing your wheels need aligning for the wheels to point in the right direction
3. Vibaration- bad alignment can cause vibrations as your driving because the wheels pull against each other, so if this is the case get your alignment checked
BENEFITS OF WHEEL ALIGNMENT
1. Reduced tyre wear
2. Improved fuel consumption
3. Improved handling
4. Safer driving