This is a question that you should ask yourself about every fourth oil change or two to three times a year. Driving a car without the wheels aligned properly can dramatically reduce the life of your tires as well as invalidate any mileage warranty associated with them.
So what exactly is a wheel alignment? The long answer to this question is quite complex and deals with fancy terminology like steering angle of inclination, scrub radius, toe and camber. I will spare you the details and get right down to it. (more…)