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Making sure your wheels are correctly aligned improves the performance and longevity of your tires. Unfortunately, wheels are frequently misaligned due to hitting potholes, bumps, curbs, driving on uneven surfaces, and general wear and tear. Therefore, keeping your wheels accurately aligned is critical to maintaining their quality and performance.
The angle of your wheels in relation to the body of your vehicle is referred to as wheel alignment. True Auto Care in Drayton, ON technicians can pinpoint how much adjustment is required and apply it using cutting-edge technology.
We recommend that you get your wheel alignment checked at least every 10,000 kms and any time you experience a change in the driving or handling of your vehicle.
Wheel alignments ensure that your vehicle’s tires move, rotate, or point straight ahead. Having your tires appropriately aligned will increase tire life and make driving easier. However, large potholes or other objects, such as curbs, can cause tires to become out of alignment. When your tire is out of alignment, it can cause complex handling and excessive tire wear.
Camber, caster, and toe are three factors that influence your vehicle’s wheel alignment. Camber refers to the wheel’s angle seen from the front of the vehicle. The camber measurement on your tire should be 0°.
Ensuring appropriate wheel alignment is critical to avoiding potential wear on your tires, steering, suspension, and brakes. Accurate wheel alignment helps improve driving stability, tire life, and overall handling efficiency. For a hassle-free riding experience, proper wheel alignment is essential.
When there is any problem with your vehicle, it notifies you by way of signs or symptoms. For example, improper wheel balancing or alignment might create several consequences. Some are related to tire wear and tear, while others are associated with drifting and pulling.
The angle of your wheels can become skewed over time, causing various changes to your driving experience. Here are some of the warning signs that your vehicle needs wheel alignment:
Here are some dangers if you don’t fix the wheel alignment issue-
Once you get a wheel alignment done, you will notice some of the advantages, a few of them are:
When your car’s wheels aren’t correctly aligned, they don’t work together as they should. As a result, your vehicle’s engine has to work much harder to propel you forward, reducing fuel economy.
When you drive with a poor alignment, the parts in your car wear unevenly and prematurely. When you hit a pothole or a bump in the road, your steering and suspension systems suffer. When your tires aren’t evenly distributing the impact, certain areas of these systems take the brunt of the damage, causing them to fail sooner than they should.
When your car’s wheel alignment is off, you will notice that it drifts slightly to the right or left, even when your steering wheel is aimed straight ahead. Constantly adjusting your steering to compensate for poor alignment is exhausting, inefficient, distracting, and potentially dangerous!
Last but not least, your tires. Your tires are an expensive and vital auto part that wears out much more quickly when you don’t get regular wheel alignments. When you align your tires and they work together in harmony, they will take you much further, and you won’t have to buy new tires sooner than you need to.
At True Auto Care, you can expect the following services in Drayton, ON:
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Quick, friendly and reasonably priced!Nora Crete Dec 12, 2023
Excellent service efficient and timelyJim Bailey Jul 7, 2023
The staff is very knowledgeable and understands my needs. When working on the car they informed me of other issues that needed to be done and gave me an estimate of the additional cost before proceeding with the work. I am satisfied with their work. Bob SkeochBob Skeoch May 5, 2023
I was very impressed with how knowledgeable the Service Manager and Service Advisor were at the Front Desk! Makes for a GREAT experience!idd Nov 11, 2023
Courteous and professionalKaren Stimson Nov 11, 2023
Very Profesional, Polite, Friendly, and Reasonably Priced Good Old Fashion Service. The Best of the Best!! Happy to know True Auto Care!Andreas Roussos Nov 11, 2023
Great service and very helpful.Moe Jacobs Nov 11, 2023
Was driving and got a chip from a rock hitting the windshield. They got me in and out within 15 minutes of walking in. Was super friendly and helpful, taking me on the spot and ensuring that my chip wouldn't spread worse. They spoke me through the options I had also instead of insisting on one type of repair. It's barely even noticeable and the majority of the damage has faded from their work. (note these photos are "up close" shots, from further back you hardly see anything! 98% better then it was!)Krystal Sponagle Nov 11, 2023
Friendly, timely service. Highly recommendedMaureen Farquharson Nov 11, 2023
Excellent service all around.. Thank you.Robert Grimes Mar 3, 2023
When I go for maintenance the service is always great.wayne campbell Jun 6, 2023
You are the best and I appreciate that I can trust you.Rachel Nov 11, 2023
Excellent troubleshooting and workmanship, as usual.Steven Haney Apr 4, 2023
As always friendly service.Joann Raine Nov 11, 2023
We are always well taken care of and happy to have a place that we feel safe! It hard to come by!Linda Babin Nov 11, 2023
Winter tires on and service work completed as agreed. Well done!!Kenneth Lindsay Mar 3, 2023
Did an exhaust inspection and a brake inspection and service. Clean job and fairly priced. Friendly staff and great communication with regard to what needed repairs. Will use again.Chris Bonthron Nov 11, 2023
Ron and Jen and staff always smiling and happy to see me. Helpful to a fault.Dennis Hons Apr 4, 2023
I was completely satisfied with the service I received with the purchase of new tires and rims.Terry Webb Oct 10, 2023
A shout out to Jenna - this afternoon I needed a tire pressure sensor replaced because air was quickly escaping from the tire. Jenna quickly arranged the required fix and I was back on the road within 30 mins, so from my perspective Jenna and staff definitely earned this 5 star rating.Brian Doyle Sep 9, 2023
Service is always courteous and friendly. Job was done quickly and on time.John Edwards Aug 8, 2023
Great service. My first choice for maintenance and repairs.John Little Oct 10, 2023
True Auto Care was very clear about what they were doing with my vehicle, what costs were, and were prompt with their service. As long as I'm in Fergus they will be the mechanic shop I'm going to.Sheldon Angst Oct 10, 2023
Both Jenna and Rena were great to deal with. They were a big help in purchasing our new tires. Thanks to both of you. Our appointment for installation went perfectly. On time and everything was explained. We are new to Fergus so this was our first service here. We will be back for all our auto service needs.Bob Glazin Oct 10, 2023
Well just say I brought my 2003 Trailblazer from Victoria BC and needed a fitness review. I was treated with courtesy, up to date requirements and advice to get my vehicle certified. Staff was friendly and I could not ask for anything more. Great service. THEY ARE VERY METICULOUS IN THEIR EXAMI NATION.Lloyd Bartholomew Jul 7, 2023
The Best most honest service ever! Took the time to explain and show us the problem and how he would repair it.Kristina Breunig Sep 9, 2023
Jenna, Ron and the whole crew at true auto go above and beyond. Always friendly, timely with service, and reliable.Heidi Brouwer Sep 9, 2023
Customer service by all was kind, informative and prompt.Jennifer Craig Sep 9, 2023
Everything was great, service work, time of appt and length of time.Ann ironside Sep 9, 2023
Oil change and tire rotation were done in the time specified.Robert Davy Sep 9, 2023
awesome service. . have come many years for car service will keep comin back.joanne gardner Apr 4, 2023
I had an emergency flat tire. They took us in and looked after the tire right away. Super friendly and helpfulTanya Packer Aug 8, 2023
Terrific staff! Superb workmanship! I have been going to True Auto Care for the whole six years I’ve lived in Fergus for all our vehicle needs. Quality/ kindness/ caring business!! Highly recommend !Maggie Johanna Aug 8, 2023
Very satisfied. Rena gave a clear explanation of recommended work. Friendly staff, clean waiting room. Loaner vehicle was appreciated!Amber Kuliszewski Aug 8, 2023
Thank you for squeezing me in. Your quick fix gives me great peace of mind!Nardo Kuitert Aug 8, 2023
Great serviceShirley Rowan Jul 7, 2023
Great experience. Brought car in for safety and was told everything in detail...worked with us throughout the experience and had car finished when we needed it. Thank you!Kat M Jul 7, 2023
Excellent service once again! My car was ready sooner than expected even though brake parts had to be ordered.Walter Malofy Feb 2, 2023