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Common Wheel Alignment Issues

It’s Time for Service! If your steering is pulling unusually or your tires are wearing out faster than normal, it may be time for a wheel alignment service. Check out these common misalignment issues and learn why you need to visit a quality shop in Lake Zurich to restore precision alignment of your wheels. Positive or Negative Camber The camber of your wheels describes one angle. Look at your vehicle from the front and see if the wheels are angled slightly to one side or the other. If the top is leaning toward the outside of your vehicle, you have a positive camber. Tops that are leaning in are considered negative camber. These positions are measured in degrees. It’s important to ensure your camber is even between the two front wheels. If you have extreme positive or negative camber, your wheels will experience an uneven wear pattern. Uneven camber will cause your vehicle to pull to one side as you drive. Uneven Caster Similar to camber, caster can cause uneven wear or unusual pulls a ... read more


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Why Wheel Alignment Is Essential On All Vehicles

Are you one of those people who only brings in their vehicle when something is broken? While we understand that you have a tight budget, avoiding regular vehicle maintenance can cost you money in the long run. There are also certain components of your vehicle that should be 100% operational, otherwise they’ll cause problems on the highway. One of the most essential services for your vehicle is having wheel alignment checked. While you can do an oil or filter change at home, wheel alignment isn’t something the average person can do. Here at Alpine Automotive we use state-of-the-art wheel alignment machines, as well as fully trained technicians and mechanics who have the experience. They’ll adjust the angles of your wheels so that your vehicle drives straight on the highways of Illinois, which can be fast and furious at times. During your scheduled auto repair service your vehicle’s wheels will be adjusted to the specifications laid out by each manufacturer. Better alignment of your ... read more


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