Tracking or wheel alignment is an adjustment of the angle of your wheels to the optimum position as recommended by the vehicle manufacturer. This will lead to even tyre wear and the best possible performance.
However, please be aware that simply driving over a pothole or touching a kerb can cause the alignment to be incorrect, so it is worth having it checked on a regular basis.
If you have your steering wheel in a neutral position and notice that you are having to correct the steering wheel when driving in a straight line, this could indicate that you have a problem with your vehicles wheel alignment.
Other signs include uneven wear on your tyres, when you carry out a check of the tyres, you should see even wear across the whole of the tyre. If you notice that one edge is wearing quicker than another, this could be another sign that your vehicles wheel alignment needs adjusting.
Finally if you feel your vehicle pulling to the left or right when driving, this can mean that the vehicle's wheel alignment needs attention.
Tracking gauges are attached to each of the wheels and a beam of light is shone from one wheel to another. By carrying this out, our experts can calculate the alignment from where the laser falls on the scales on each wheel. Dependent upon where the beams fall on a scale, our experts can see whether the wheels are in or out of alignment.
Having your vehicles wheel alignment checked and where needed adjusted, will help to prolong the life of your tyres. The centre will advise you of the price of adjustment if it is required.
If you have any concerns regarding your vehicles wheel alignment, we carry out free checks in store with no obligation to purchase. Please book your appointment today.
Please note that our adjustments do not include the castor, camber or thrust angle. If your vehicle should need these adjusting our team will be able to advise at the time of your visit.
Vehicles with lane departure systems are unable to have their wheel alignment adjusted by our team.