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Winter Weather Can Wreak Havoc On Your Wheel Alignment

Now that blizzard Jonas has come and gone, leaving Baltimore under more snow than the city’s ever seen, we think it’s safe to say that winter has officially arrived in the region. Unfortunately, snowplows are about to wreak havoc on city streets, creating hazardous conditions for many drivers. Large potholes can cause serious damage to your car and quickly throw your wheel alignment out of whack. Learn more in this week’s blog, below.

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It’s probably time for a wheel alignment.

Winter Weather Can Wreak Havoc On Your Wheel Alignment

Wheel alignment matters

Many drivers consider wheel alignment to be a minor maintenance issue that doesn’t matter very much to your car’s overall performance, driveability, and health, but this is not true. Wheel alignment is important to ensure that your car handles and drives correctly, so if you feel like your wheel alignment might be incorrect, be sure to contact your Baltimore mechanic to have it checked out immediately.

Makes driving safer

When your wheels are out of alignment, it can cause your car to be pulled to one side or the other, which makes driving more difficult and dangerous.

Uses less fuel

Did you know that when your wheels are out of alignment, you actually use more gas than you would otherwise? That’s because when your wheels are not properly aligned, it creates resistance between the road and your car, making it more difficult to accelerate and therefore requiring a larger influx of fuel.

Keeps your car happier

The strain that is caused by wheels that are out of alignment is tough on your car and can lead to bigger problems down the line. It’s particularly tough on your car’s suspension system and steering components, which may suffer damage if you don’t get visit a mechanic promptly.

Get In Touch With Auto Stop Ltd.

If you have any questions about wheel alignments, please contact Auto Stop by calling 410-467-7600! You can also follow Auto Stop on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

Our mechanics are highly trained and use state-of-the-art Automotive diagnostic equipment to pinpoint your particular issues, repair it, and get you back on the road as quickly as possible. We promise to diagnose your auto repair problems in an honest and professional manner and all of our work is 100% guaranteed!

Auto Stop is your local auto repair shop, serving the Baltimore metro area. We are A+ accredited by the Better Business Bureau. We are also an ARI Fleet repair center for all Fleet Repairs.

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