When you are driving down I-37, does your vehicle pull to one side or the other? Well, it might be time to get your tires realigned. Having a vehicle out of alignment can create safety concerns for drivers and their passengers. This is not the only concern for an improper tire alignment. One of the other main concerns is the additional costs that you may incur as a result of the tires on your vehicle wearing on one side unevenly. When this happens, it will force you to get a new set of tires significantly faster than you normally would have to. It is also very important to know what can cause your wheel alignment to be thrown off.
There are many things on the road that can cause your tires to become unaligned. Here are a few things that can force your tires out of alignment:
We know that some of these cannot necessarily be avoided, but keep an eye out for the rest of them and avoid them if possible. It is exceedingly important to get your vehicle’s alignment back to proper technical specifications in order to keep everyone in your vehicle safe and to keep yourself from spending unnecessary money on new tires.
Getting tires realigned is not necessarily something that is on a car owner’s mind like oil changes are, however it really should be. That’s why it is recommended to get your alignment checked every other time you get your oil changed. At the very least, it is a good practice to get your alignment checked once a year to make sure they are within the proper specifications.
Has the alignment on your vehicle been shifted? Come down to our service center at Mike Shaw Kia in Corpus Christi, TX to get professional service from expert mechanics who have the tools, technology, and knowledge to get the job right the first time! Make sure to check out our service specials to save some money on your vehicle’s service and maintenance. We are conveniently located at 6802 S. Padre Island Dr. for anyone and everyone in the Corpus Christi, Sinton, Alice, and Kingsville areas. If you have any questions or concerns, give us a call at (361) 541-4344!