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Wheel Alignment

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Does anyone here do wheel alignment on a regular basis? Is it essential and how often do we have to do this? Are there pre-defined settings for the car? I drive a 2015 XF.

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Humm. Not usually.

 

When doing regular servicing or when tyre change, I just take a look at the tyre. If I see uneven wear (ie one side more used than the other) then I do wheel alignment.

 

Hope it's help.

 

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Thanks. When you do the alignment, do you provide the alignment specs to the shop or do they just adjust it by themselves?

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They will adjust by themselves.

 

Unless you are a sport car, and/or want special setting. Ie, positive camber. Etc. Etc.. Haha.

 

When in doubt, just say neutral, and wanted too have best tyre wear. Haha.

 

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Thanks. When you do the alignment, do you provide the alignment specs to the shop or do they just adjust it by themselves?

Keen to know how many services  your car has gone through ? have you got the alignment done out of turn or only during the servicing ?

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most folks would do Tyres rotation only usually coz it's cheaper and less down time plus prolong the Tyres.

 

But if the wheels had major " trauma" like hit a kerb, going over potholes then might want to consider wheel alignment.

 

Also I think most of us park in mscp and that itself would increase stress on the wheels. many humps plus turning at sharp comers over a gradient daily is quite common.

 

Some shops uses machine that have specific settings for various makes and model.

 

Wearnes does it too but it's out of pocket.

 

Just need to look ard.

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Keen to know how many services  your car has gone through ? have you got the alignment done out of turn or only during the servicing ?

Only 2x services bro. Have not done any wheel alignment from delivery of the car 2 years ago.

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most folks would do Tyres rotation only usually coz it's cheaper and less down time plus prolong the Tyres.

 

But if the wheels had major " trauma" like hit a kerb, going over potholes then might want to consider wheel alignment.

 

Also I think most of us park in mscp and that itself would increase stress on the wheels. many humps plus turning at sharp comers over a gradient daily is quite common.

 

Some shops uses machine that have specific settings for various makes and model.

 

Wearnes does it too but it's out of pocket.

 

Just need to look ard.

Thanks Dude! Think I'll do a wheel alignment when I change tyres at 40,000km. The shop that I go to for tyres has a wheel alignment machine.

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