For longer lasting tyres – make sure you wheels are always properly aligned! Proper alignment affects the lifespan of your tyres, fuel consumption and the overall comfort and safety of your ride.
Tyres that have not been aligned properly are more prone to excessive tyre wear and will result in you having to change your tyres a lot more regularly, resulting in you having to pay out costs that are unnecessary.
It is of vital importance to get your wheel alignment checked every 10 000km or annually. You should also get it checked whenever new tyres are fitted.
A good time to also check your wheel alignment is if you are planning a long distance trip or driving under tough road conditions.
If you’re wondering whether your car needs an alignment, first look at your tires. Uneven tire wear — often, more wear on the outside of some tires — is a prime indicator that your car is likely out of alignment. Here are a few more indicators: