Your vehicle’s alignment and suspension health impacts the overall performance of your car, truck, SUV, or crossover. While routine maintenance is important throughout every season, caring for your vehicle’s alignment and suspension is particularly important in the spring after driving all winter on pothole-laden roads. A simple inspection from Graff Chevrolet in Bay City can ensure your vehicle is performing as it should, so that you can enjoy optimal fuel economy and avoid costly damages down the road.
The proper alignment of your vehicle is what keeps your tires parallel as you drive down the road. When your alignment needs an adjustment, you’ll feel your vehicle pull to the left or right, which as a result causes your tire tread to wear unevenly and decreases your gas mileage. With the poor condition of many Michigan roads, it is not surprising that your vehicle may need an alignment after the winter months, and even in the early weeks of spring as new potholes continue to pop up on the roads. If you notice any of the signs below, your vehicle may need an alignment:
The performance of your vehicle’s suspension and steering systems are ultimately responsible for the smoothness of your ride. The weight of your vehicle is supported by the suspension, but your vehicle’s suspension is also responsible for keeping you safe by keeping your tires firmly in contact with the road. With regularly scheduled maintenance, your suspension and steering system will deliver better traction, optimal performance, complete control, and a nice and even ride through the spring season. Below are a few warning signs that your suspension needs to be serviced this spring:
If you think your vehicle needs a spring wheel alignment or suspension service, schedule a service appointment at our Graff Bay City Service Center. Our Service Center at Graff Chevrolet Bay City offers a great team of experts that are always ready to help with your spring car care needs. Whether you have a new car or used car, with the proper routine maintenance your vehicle will be able to perform its best for years to come. If you feel that your vehicle’s alignment is off, or your suspension and steering system needs work, make a service appointment with us as soon as possible. We’ll take care of your vehicle, and get you safely back on the road in no time. Graff Bay City is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706. We are happy to offer our services to the neighboring communities of Saginaw, Frankenmuth, Clio, Pinconning, and Mt. Morris. Give us a call at (989) 684-4411 or schedule your service appointment online today.