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What Can Cause Poor Alignment?

What Can Cause Poor Alignment?

Wheel alignment is not all about your wheels, but it has to do with your suspension and steering system too. When one or more of your wheels aren't able to drive straight, it can have a handful of negative consequences. What Causes Poor Alignment There are plenty of things that can pull your vehicle's wheels out of alignment. First and most popularly, the sudden or heavy impact can cause your wheel and suspension components to distort or shift out of place. Things like flying over potholes, bumping into curbs, or even getting into minor vehicle accidents are all widespread causes of wheel misalignment. However, normal wear and tear can also cause your car, SUV, or truck to bump out of alignment. Over time, your shocks, springs, and other surrounding components will age, developing weakened points. As a result, your wheels may shift out of alignment. Lastly, your wheels may also shift out of alignment when you modify your vehicle's height. Thankfully, regular maintenance ... read more