Correctly aligned tires will reduce tire wear, and ensure that your vehicle travels straight and true (without "pulling" to one side). Your tires should be checked during routine maintenance, but if you notice uneven tire wear or your car is pulling to one side, you should have a qualified automotive technician examine your car. You can trust the technicians at Marque Motors to thoroughly examine your vehicle's tires and correct the alignment if necessary. Call us at 503-293-5386 if you have any questions or want to schedule an appointment.
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Wheel alignment (or simply alignment) is standard car maintenance that involves adjusting the angles of the wheels so that they are set to the manufacturer's specifications. The main purpose is to let the suspension and the steering systems operate at their desired angles - this reduces tire wear. Alignment is a complicated process and not all mechanics get it right. To have experts handle your car's alignment, visit Marque Motors.
If you feel excessive vibration in the car, or wobbling of the steering wheel, your tires may be unbalanced. Marque Motors has the professional equipment and technicians to measure the balance of your vehicle's tires and make necessary corrections. Call us at 503-293-5386 if you have questions, or contact us so we can evaluate your tires.
Tire rotation is the practice of moving the wheels and tires of an automobile from one position to another, to ensure even tire wear, which extends the useful life of a set of tires. Rotation is important because each tire on a car carries a different amount of weight, making them wear at different rates. By rotating them, you basically even out those differences. Your owner's manual will tell you how often to rotate your tires, but as a rule of thumb, it should be done every 5,000 to 8,000 miles.