Having your wheels properly aligned is important to vehicle performance. Not only does it reduce tire wear helping you avoid frequent and costly replacements, it ensures that the vehicle is traveling controlled and safety traveling straight.
How To Know When It’s Time For An Alignment Check
The alignment of your Nissan’s wheels directly impacts both steering and handling. All new Nissan vehicles leave the factory with their wheels adjusted and aligned to the proper specifications. Over time, the alignment can change based upon a number of circumstances. It’s important to take your vehicle to a skilled professional that’s knowledgeable about your particular vehicle since every make and model will have unique specifications. The Nissan-certified technicians at Grubbs Nissan are perfect for the job. They will adjust the angles of the wheels so that they are set to the appropriate Nissan specification for your vehicle.
Why Grubbs Nissan?
Grubbs Nissan offers the highest quality Nissan service care. With Grubbs Nissan’s Service Department, you can always expect a world-class experience in automotive service. Our service advisors and Nissan-trained technicians provide the professional care you deserve. We will take care of you and get you safely back on the road before you know it. Read on for more information about the wheel alignment service.
Why is Getting a Wheel Alignment Important?
Every time you drive, your wheels are affected. Minute changes in alignment can happen overtime even in normal driving conditions. During the wheel alignment service, our technicians will examine your vehicle to make sure all the wheels are parallel to each other and perpendicular to the vehicle and the road. Keeping your wheels properly aligned not only helps keep you safe, but it also reduces the overall strain on your Nissan. This ensures the wear on the tires is even, which results in a more controlled and efficient vehicle. It also saves you money on costly tire replacements. Plus, a more efficient vehicle burns less fuel, which is a win for both your wallet and the environment.
When Should You Get a Wheel Alignment?
It’s recommended that you get your wheel alignment checked at an interval of every six months or 6,000 miles. However, this is only a general rule, and some vehicles may need to be checked more frequently, especially if there is a change in conditions. It’s important to get your wheel alignment checked after any accidents involving other vehicles or large objects or if there are any changes in the suspension of the vehicle. Here are other signs that might mean it’s time to get your wheels aligned.
• Pulling or veering to one side
• Uneven wear on the tires
• Vibrating steering wheel
If you notice any of these or feel unsure or uncomfortable about your vehicle’s performance, stop by Grubbs Nissan to get your vehicle inspected by our certified technicians.
Questions or concerns? Have your wheel alignment checked by the experts. The team at Grubbs Nissan is ready to assist you, so call in or stop by today.