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Wheel Alignment at Ray Brandt Kia near Slidell

The average driver tends to take the alignment of his or her Kia for granted. You simply expect it to go in a straight line when you have the steering wheel straight. For the most part, this is exactly what happens. To make sure that keeps happening, however, you should make sure to align your Kia according to your vehicle maintenance guide. The professional service team at Ray Brandt Kia can help you ensure that your vehicle is in alignment. Schedule an appointment today!

How Often to Have a Wheel Alignment

If you aren’t sure how frequently you need to have the wheel alignment done, just take a look at the maintenance schedule in your owner’s manual. If you lost your owner’s manual, you should be able to find one online, or your Kia-trained technician at the service center can let you know the proper intervals.

Unless you notice anything off or are in an accident or hit a curb, you shouldn’t need to have your wheels aligned more frequently than that. If, however, you hit a curb or other object with a great deal of force or are in any sort of fender bender, you should visit your Harvey mechanic to have a tire alignment. It may still be fine, but there is a good chance that it will be off. Even a slight variation in alignment can lead to a range of issues, so it is important to check it out. Even if you haven’t been in a collision, you can tell if your vehicle is out of alignment if your tires squeal, the steering wheel is crooked even if you are driving straight, or the vehicle pulls to one side or the other.

Why to Leave Tire Alignment to the Professionals

While some tasks, such as checking your oil level, can be easily done by nearly anyone, wheel alignment is fairly complicated. In fact, every make and model on the market tends to have different specifications for the proper alignment. Because of this, it is best left to the professionals who have experience aligning your particular Kia. Let the skilled Technicians at Ray Brandt Kia make sure your vehicle is aligned properly. Customers from Metairie, Kenner, and Gretna can save even more on Kia service by taking advantage of our Service Specials.