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Tracking True in Iowa: Wheel Alignment in Marion

September 16, 2018

The biggest issue for Marion area drivers is always safety. When your vehicle wheels are out of alignment, the vehicle will pull to one side, which could lead to an accident. When you're vehicle is out of alignment, you should have it taken care of right away at Blair's Ferry Automotive in Marion.

When undergoing an alignment service at Blair's Ferry Automotive, your vehicle is put on an alignment rack where the tires, steering and suspension parts are checked for damage. Then the alignment is charted and checked against the factory settings.

Precision adjustments are made to bring the wheels back into alignment. This gets all four wheels going in exactly the same direction.

Marion drivers should be aware of the signs of alignment problems. These include the car pulling to one side. Also, the steering wheel may not be centered when you're going straight. If you see the edges of one or more tires rapidly wearing down, you should have your Marion service center look it over. If you've been in an auto accident in Iowa, you should get your alignment checked.

Obviously, a big jolt can seriously knock things out of alignment, but Marion area drivers also need to understand that a series of smaller ones can add up.

That's why we recommend periodic alignment checks. If your vehicle owner's manual doesn't specify the interval, once a year might be appropriate. Or check with a service advisor at Blair's Ferry Automotive in Marion.

One thing's for sure: the cost of the alignment at Blair's Ferry Automotive is cheaper for Marion drivers than having to buy a couple of new tires because of neglect.

 Blair's Ferry Automotive
1565 Blairs Ferry Rd.
Marion, Iowa 52302
319-447-6310
http://www.blairsferryautomotive.com

 

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