Wheel Balancing Service
For a top quality Wheel Balance for your car, make a booking with Memmott's Automotive and bring your car into our workshop in Windsor, Brisbane.
Quite a number of people in Windsor, Brisbane and other places in the country complain about their cars shaking immediately the car reaches a specific speed. In such cases, you need a wheel balance to make the car more stable when driving at high speeds. Various things like wear and tear of the wheels, hitting a pothole or curb may lead to the unbalancing of the wheels. One may then wonder what wheel balancing is and how it works.
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Wheel balancing refers to equalising the weight of both the wheel assembly and combined tire to ensure that the wheel spins smoothly at very high speeds. When you take the car to the mechanic for wheel balancing, the wheel is put at the center of the balancer and the balancer spins it to determine areas of unequal weight in order to ascertain where exactly the weights will go to thus, having a balanced wheel.
It is very important to take your car as often as possible to an automotive for wheel balancing. This is because there are several disadvantages of driving in unbalanced wheels. Unbalanced wheels produce some vibrations that are uncomfortable to drive in and greatly affect handling of the car. Unbalanced wheels also greatly strain the suspension components and wheel bearings thus leading to wearing out of steering components and suspension very quickly hence the driver has to keep on replacing them every now and then. This is very expensive and it is a cost that a person can easily avoid by simply taking their cars to the automotive for wheel balancing. Additionally, unbalanced wheels require more energy hence the fuel consumption increases tremendously. Owing to all the disadvantages of driving in unbalanced wheels, it is essential to take the car for wheel balancing frequently and not wait until the car is shaking at high speeds to take it to the automotive for the service.
Several automotive companies offer additional services when a customer goes for wheel balancing. Some of these services include wheel alignment, vehicle inspection and other general services. Most people generally do not know the difference between wheel balancing and wheel alignment however, these two services are very different and each has its own advantages. Taking your car in for wheel balancing and other essential services is very important to having a safe car to drive in and enjoy.
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