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Wheel Alignment, Crawley - Manor Royal Motors

Our 3D Wheel Alignment technology with state-of-the-art digital cameras the 3D Image Aligner captures a vehicle’s alignment in 3 dimensional space without reference to the lift or the horizontal plane. By using reflective targets on the vehicle’s wheels full alignment readings are achieved.

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Cars should have there Wheels Aligned every year or during a Service which we do FREE of charge. 

We only charge you if adjusting needs to be done.

 

If issues are detected our adjustment fees are:

2 Wheel Alignment (Front) £25.00 + VAT 
4 Wheel Alignment (Front & Back) £50.00 + VAT

Potential Issues

Toe-in & Toe-out (front & Rear)
Incorrect toe can cause the following:

  • Wear on the outside edge of the tyre
  • Wear on the inside edge of the tyre
  • ‘Feathering’ across the tyre thread
  • Mis-aligned steering wheel
  • ‘poor’ handling
  • Increased fuel consumption due to tyre friction

Toe-out-on-turns
Incorrect toe-out-on-turns can cause the following:

  • Excessive tyre wear: ‘feathering’
  • Tyre squeal on turns, even at low speeds
  • Unresponsive steering, i.e. under steer
  • Incorrect camber can cause the following:
  • Wear on the inside edge of the tyre
  • Wear on the outside edge of the tyre
  • Pulling to one side
  • Excessive wheel bearing wear
  • ‘Poor’ handling and steering
  • Incorrect castor can cause the following:
  • Heavy steering: excessively positive
  • Road bumps/shocks felt through the steering
  • Steering vibration/shimmy
  • Lack of steering self-centring        

Kingpin Inclination
Incorrect KPI can cause the following:

  • Excessive road feedback
  • Reduced steering self-centring
  • Excessive suspension components wear
  • Incorrect camber angle
  • Vehicle going off-line when encountering road shocks and bumps

Thrust Angle
Incorrect thrust angle can cause the following:

  • Mis-aligned steering wheel
  • Excessive rear tyre wear
  • ‘Poor’ vehicle handling
  • Under steer or Over steer
  • Vehicle ‘crabbing’

Worn or fault shock absorbers
Can cause the following:

  • 50% worn shocks can increase emergency braking by 2.6 metres
  • Worn shock absorbers can increase a driver’s reaction time by up to 26%
  • Cause uneven headlights which can dazzle oncoming drivers
  • Increase the risk of the vehicle aquaplaning by nearly 10%
  • Cause the vehicle to lose control when cornering or caught in a cross wind
  • Make travelling in the car uncomfortable for Driver and Passengers including causing travel sickness!

We also supply the following services:

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