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Four wheel alignment and tracking service

Since the car was invented it has been important that all four wheels to point in the same direction!

Over time as your BMW, Mercedes or Mini and its components have evolved, so has the way the cars steering and suspension set up or geometry is measured.

Your car is built for comfort, performance and handling. In order to achieve and maintain the best ride possible, the steering and suspension needs to be measured and adjusted within the motor manufacturer’s specifications. This can only be done by measuring all four wheels and having a proper full four wheel alignment measurement.

If only the fronts are set straight, through having a Tracking, two wheel alignment, and the rear wheels remain out of alignment (and not adjusted), your vehicle could still suffer tyre wear and pulling the steering wheel.

Autobarn undertake a full 8-point wheel alignment on your BMW, Mercedes or Mini and will provide you with a geometry report to give you peace of mind that your wheels are correctly aligned. At the same time, we will check your suspension and tyre wear, to ensure your safe.

Wheel alignment can be affected by driving against a kerb, hitting a pothole or by excessive wear to steering or suspension components. Alignment of wheels and tyres to the specification required by your BMW, Mercedes or Mini is essential to gain the most enjoyment out of your vehicle.

Why bother having your wheels aligned & geometry resolved?

How do I know if my car wheels are out of alignment?

It’s not always obvious, especially if the misalignment is slight, but there are signs to look out for:

Four Wheels are better than two!

At Autobarn our geometry & alignment equipment is the state of the art imaging system. This allows us to perform a full 4 wheel alignment check on your BMW, Mercedes, Mini.

Incredibly accurate adjustments can be made to your vehicle’s geometry and this includes adjustments to the camber, caster and toe, where necessary, which will ensure optimum performance and savings.

With such accurate readings, Four Wheel alignment allows adjustments of individual wheels that ensure the steering wheel is set straight. On modern cars, tracking alone is not enough and a full 4 wheel alignment/geometry is recommended to deliver complete results.

How often should the alignment be checked?

As a general rule it is wise to have your alignment checked every 12,000 – 15,000 miles or once a year.

However, it is also highly recommended when;

If this sounds like your BMW, Mercedes or Mini then call us today on 01604 644266 to find out more, or to book your four wheel alignment check. And if your car is already booked in for a service or repair, simply mention you’d like a wheel alignment check to a member of staff, and they’ll add this to the schedule.

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