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Comprehensive tyre services throughout Billericay

Wheel balancing

Wheel balancing and alignment

Safety is the main reason for balancing the wheels and tyres on your vehicle. Balancing will help ensure a smooth, vibration free ride, as well as improving tyre life.

When the wheels on your car have an imbalance, the most notable effect is that the steering wheel will vibrate in your hands or the seat vibrates. As tyre and wheel assembly is vibrating, the contact pressure of the tyre on the road varies, which can cause irregular wear and will, in turn, result in premature tyre replacement.

Wheels should be balanced when new tyres are fitted, when the tyre is removed from the rim, and at regular intervals to take into account any variation in tyre balance from irregular wear.

Correct alignment is critical to safely controlling your vehicle, braking stability, extending tyre life, and ensuring a comfortable ride. It is extremely important that your vehicle's front wheels are aligned to the rear wheels, and where possible all four wheels should be aligned.

Contact us today for more details.

We offer competitive prices on a complete range of tyre brands and sizes. Call Queens Park Tyres on 01277 650 422 for high quality tyres all across Billericay.

Symptoms of incorrect wheel alignment

  • Your vehicle pulls or drifts to one side when travelling in a straight line or when braking
  • Your steering wheel is not straight when driving on a level road
  • You hear unusual noises in your suspension system
  • The vehicle wanders from one side of a lane to another
  • Tyres are squealing on turns
  • The steering wheel does not return easily after a turn
  • Your tyres are wearing unevenly
Please note: The legal minimum depth of the main grooves of a car, van and trailers up to 3500kg in weight is 1.6mm. This applies across the central three quarters of the breadth of tread and round the entire outer circumference of the tyre. For a safe and comfortable journey, Queens Park Tyres recommend tyres are changed at a minimum of 2mm.

Queens Park Tyres also stocks a wide range of run flat tyres.
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