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As a car owner in the UK, you know that every day hundreds of accidents happen because of car owners who fail to maintain balance while driving on the road. The study reveals wheel misalignment caused most of these accidents.

To make sure that you do not face such an accident, we, HG Motors, have brought our wheel alignment garage to Harrogate. If you are looking for affordable and accurate wheel alignment services, you are in the right place.

How to detect misaligned wheels –

They say prevention is better than cure, and we believe in that theory. That’s why our experts have made a list with some of the most common indications that you will notice whenever your car’s wheels go out of alignment.

Noise – Whenever you are driving your car, you will see a surprising amount of rumbling sound coming from its tyres. Rumbling noises can happen even when you are driving on the smoothest road.

Handling issues – Another indication of the fact that you should avail wheel alignment is an issue with your car’s handling. You will face difficulty when you are cornering; it will seem to veer to a specific direction, making turning very difficult.

Steering feedback – If your car’s wheels are out of alignment, it will provide somewhat soft steering feedback. It will take a lot of effort to match the wheels to the exact angle that you would like to turn your car into, making it difficult and unsafe. You might also see a tilted steering wheel, a clear indication of misaligned wheels.

Excessive tyre wears – Probably one of the most prominent sign, excessive tyre wears at only one side is a clear indication of wheel alignment issues. Because your car tyres are pointing in a specific direction, only one side of it will wear out.

Wheel alignment, why is it so important?

There are multiple reasons why you should always keep your car wheels aligned. Misaligned wheels not only affect components like suspension, axles, etc., it also puts you in a compromised situation when you drive. As you already know, misaligned wheels point at an incorrect angle, due to which a profound effort is required from a driver to change the car’s direction. Without the ability to quickly and accurately change course, you might face serious trouble when you commute.

Issues related to Wheel alignment also take a toll on your vehicle’s fuel efficiency and tyres condition. So, you end up spending a lot more on fuel costs and have to buy new tyres often.

When you visit our four-wheel alignment garage Harrogate, our experienced mechanics will use top of the line tools to measure and correct all the issues.

HG Motors and wheel alignment in Harrogate

We have a team of certified and experienced technicians who will inspect and detect any issues whenever you come to us for wheel alignment.

We follow an internationally recognised patter of inspection. After a thorough visual check, we will use computer-controlled Opto-electrical measuring equipment to detect any irregularity.

After an exact measurement, we will cross-check the data with manufacturers’ recommendation to make sure it is okay. Also, we will check your car’s axle geometry and will flag even the smallest detail.

Also, we will measure front and rear axles to make sure that they are not canted, and we will estimate both camber and caster values. Finally, the ‘toe’ angle of your car’s wheels will be measured to ensure everything is all right.

Finally, we carry out complex operations to ensure that the camber and the caster values are standard. We will also ensure that there are no more related problems like ‘toe-in’ or ‘toe-out’ of the wheels. All of these operations are somewhat complicated and should be carried out only under expert supervision.

At HG Motors, a team of expert technicians will inspect all that and make sure that no additional issues arise in wheel alignment.

Visit HG Motors today

We are the largest four-wheel alignment garage in Harrogate, offering you quick, reliable, and affordable services around the clock. We also take priority appointments, helping you to skip the waiting time. Just visit our website, or call us to book your appointment, we are always here to help you.