WHEEL ALIGNMENT AND BALANCING
Have you ever felt your car pulling in a certain direction? This indicates you need an alignment. We recommend this service if your car is pulling to the left or right, installation of new tyres or otherwise once every 2 or 3 years. What this service involves is the adjustment of your vehicle’s suspension. Other symptoms may involve uneven tread wear, vibrating or squealing. These symptoms are like those of an unbalanced wheel hence why it is best to give us a call if you are unsure. Varied wear and tear patterns of your tyres can also be a major giveaway. An alignment can extend the life of your tyre. Ultimately, it will get your car back to driving how it should.
A little tip from the team at Bud’s is to come in for this service every 10,000km. Regardless of your vehicle, they all need an alignment at some point. If you want to know more do not hesitate to give us a call.
At Bud’s Tyres a wheel alignment in-store is $60.
A wheel balance is an essential tyre service offered at a budget price at our Burleigh Heads store.
Is weight unevenly distributed across your wheels? You might want to get it checked out. This weight imbalance can become evident if your steering wheel is vibrating as your speed increases. Subsequently, you may feel this throughout the whole car. Other symptoms may involve uneven tread wear and compromised fuel economy. So, how will your car run after balance? Smooth. Following a wheel balance by your mechanic or tyre specialist, you will notice a huge difference in your car’s performance ensuring a safe and comfortable ride.
However, what is the difference between a wheel balance and a wheel alignment? You may have always trusted the diagnose of your mechanic or tyre technician. Firstly, we can all agree that paying for an unknown service can be frustrating. Secondly, awareness can get you out of an unwarranted bill. Often, these two terms are confused as the same. These processes are however, quite different. A wheel alignment will align the wheels to an suitable angle for enhanced driving performance. Wheel balancing involves weight distribution of your vehicles wheel.
At Bud’s Tyres this service is $15 per wheel.