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Wheel Alignment and Wheel Tracking

Wheel Alignment (or 'tracking') is essential for safety, economy and tyre wear. Who Can Fix My Car work with 15,194 of garages across the UK that use dedicated laser wheel alignment and tracking equipment. Simply request quotes and you can compare the wheel alignment cost near you in no time, whether you need front wheel alignment or 4 wheel alignment.

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Top garages for Front Wheel Alignment (9,784 found)
IN'n'OUT Autocentres Wigan
932 Jobs Completed
Wigan
4.2 / 5

At IN’n’OUT Autocentres we offer fixed prices MOTs and Servicing for any make and model of car with no hidden extras. We are proud to be a ‘Which? Trusted Trader’ so we are really a garage you can trust. We also have a 5 Star Trustpilot reviews rating. We provide OEM parts and 12 months warranty on all parts and servicing. We only use premium Castrol oils in all servicing.

Our services are all completed ‘while-u-wait’ so you have never have the inconvenience of losing your car for the day. You can watch your car as it is being worked on through the viewing window or sit back and relax in our clean and comfortable customer lounges with FREE Wi-Fi and coffee and read the latest magazines.

Check out our latest reviews and BOOK NOW!!

Direct Tyres Stockport - Team Protyre
160 Jobs Completed
Stockport
5.0 / 5

Offering vehicle tyres from many manufacturers including Pirelli, Michelin, Bridgestone, GT Radial, Goodyear, Hankook and Falken with same day fitting available on a selection of tyres Direct Tyres Stockport can meet all your motoring needs. As well as car tyres the centre offers tyres for vans, motorbikes and 4x4 vehicles. Other services offered include exhausts, batteries, brakes, suspension and wheel alignment. Buy online or visit our Direct Tyres Stockport centre and one of our friendly staff will be happy to help you with your motoring requirements.

Formula One Autocentres - Bexhill
7 Jobs Completed
Bexhill-On-Sea
4.0 / 5

Established in 1974, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern premises, high-tech equipment and highly trained technicians; far removed from the kind of service normally associated with the industry.

Forty years down the line, we have grown to become one of the UK’s largest independent autocentre chains. The business remains family owned and continues to uphold its original commitment to delivering the highest quality service at the most competitive prices.

That commitment has proved incredibly popular with motorists, creating many thousands of loyal customers who continue to put their trust in Formula One Autocentres.

As a result, the company has gone from strength to strength, currently boasting over 85 state-of-the-art branches across England, with over 500 highly trained staff working seven days a week to provide a full range of services including tyres, exhausts, batteries, brakes, clutches, MOT's and servicing.

We remain resolutely independent, and as a family owned business, avoid being tied down to any single manufacturer or supplier. This gives us the freedom and flexibility to offer the biggest deals on the widest possible range of top branded products, making the company a viable, attractive and cost-effective alternative to both the big national chains and smaller local independent outlets. Quite simply, Formula One Autocentres provides cost-conscious motorists with the most reliable and affordable means of maintaining their vehicles.

We defend our position at the forefront of the fast-fit industry by constantly evolving and developing innovative new products and services to meet the ever-changing demands of our customers. With an ongoing expansion programme and by regular investment in technology, we continue to provide unbeatable fast-fit service along with the very best value prices. In fact, we can confidently claim that no other company is better equipped to face the motoring challenges of the future.

MZM Automotive
164 Jobs Completed
Newton Abbot
5.0 / 5

We are a family run local business providing a professional and personal service, with over 20 years experience.

We offer a complete range of automotive services to all makes and models of cars, vans and light commercials. This includes MOT’S, welding, diagnostics, clutches, cambelts, tyres and servicing. Courtesy Cars are available along with a collection and delivery service.

We can cater for the individual or any fleet customers. We always have a large stock of used cars and vans available to view on-site. Vehicle recovery service is also available.

We are pleased to be able to offer Payment Assist for those unexpected vehicle repair bills.

We are proud to be an RAC Approved Garage, a Registered Member of The Good Garage Scheme and a part of the AA Tow In Network & Garage Guide.

Leonardo auto center
35 Jobs Completed
London
5.0 / 5

hi , we take all mechanical work with care .

CRS Garage & MOT Centre
16 Jobs Completed
Bathgate
5.0 / 5

...We are a family run business with over 30 years experience in the vehicle repair & maintenance industry. Our main focus is our customers & their needs.

We also have another garage based in Uphall, Broxburn, West Lothian.

Continental Motors
1354 Jobs Completed
Leicester
4.8 / 5

Family run independent garage est 1987. Honest & trustworthy helpful staff. Highly reputable garage specialising in MOT's & Servicing/Repairs for all your passenger and light commercial vehicles throughout Leicestershire.

All other repairs undertaken also, including: clutches, brakes, steering & suspension, diagnostics/fault finding, batteries, exhausts, welding, timing belts, light bodywork, Air con servicing & re-gas and 4 wheel computerised alignment to all makes and models.

We are your local Official Brembo Brake Specialist Garage.. Ensuring you the highest quality Brembo Brakes at great prices!

We are very proud to announce that we we have been awarded the best garage in the East Midlands!!

Suit all budgets, one year parts warranty on all new parts with customer satisfaction guaranteed!

Mobile Mechanics and Tyres
2562 Jobs Completed
Barnet
4.9 / 5

Services provided:

-- Can build and assemble machines or mechanical components according to requirements
-- Able to Inspect machines, engines, transmissions etc. and run diagnostic tests to discover functionality issues
-- Will aim to troubleshoot reported problems and resolve them in a timely manner
-- Will perform thorough maintenance on machinery, equipment and systems
-- Will clean and apply lubricants to components
-- Will replenish engine fluids and components
-- Will provide consultation on correct maintenance and preventative measures
-- Can also undertake other duties (e.g. repair of hydraulic systems)
-- Can provide logs of work and report on issues

Experience:

Proven experience as Mechanic for 12 years.
Excellent knowledge of machinery and hydraulic, electrical and other systems and their components.
Experienced in using various precision tools (I have equipment to perform most mechanical work).
Will follow established procedures and practices with a strong commitment to health and safety.
Very good communication skills with problem-solving capabilities.
Very good physical strength and stamina

Qualifications:

BTEC national diploma motor vehicles (2 year course)
HNC motor vehicles (1 year course)
HND motor vehicles (1 year course)
IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry) MOT Certification NT / AE / Site Manager

Classes of Vehicles tested:

Class Descriptionwheeled vehicles (over 450kg unladen weight)
4 Cars (up to 8 passenger seats)
4 Motor caravans
4 Quads (max unladen weight 400kg - for goods vehicles 550kg and max net power of 15kw)
4 Dual purpose vehicles
4 Private hire and public service vehicles (up to 8 seats)
4 Ambulances and taxis
4 Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (9 to 12 passenger seats)
4 Goods vehicles (up to 3,000kg design gross weight)
4a Class 4 vehicles (9 to 12 passenger seats) with a seat belt installation checkPrivate passenger vehicles and ambulances (13 to 16 passenger seats)
5 Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (more than 16 passenger seats)
5 Playbuses
5a Class 5 vehicles (13 to 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check
5a Class 5 vehicles (more than 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check
7 Goods vehicles (over 3,000kg up to 3,500kg design gross weight

MTECH Auto Services
400 Jobs Completed
Caterham
4.9 / 5

Hi, my name is Kevin and I am a fully accredited ATA technician who has been working in this industry for almost 20 years. I operate as a mobile mechanic covering Surrey Sussex and Kent, coming to carry out repairs and servicing at a location and time to suit you. With being mobile, I have less overheads and so I can offer you a more competitively priced quote without compromising on the quality of my workmanship. I use good quality parts and all supplied parts come with a parts and labour warranty for your peace of mind.

I first started out working with main dealer Toyota, where I completed my apprenticeship and continued to work for 13 years. During my time there, the garage became a duel franchise of both Toyota and Citroen, and so I would say I have specialist knowledge of these two makes of cars.

Following my time there, I worked for a well-known local independent garage as a Senior Technician before deciding to start up my own garage. I developed my garage to a point where I had 5 staff working for me, however, I felt that this was not nearly as hands on as I enjoy and so I sold my business and have now decided to work alone as a mobile mechanic.

IN'n'OUT Autocentres Coventry
1311 Jobs Completed
Coventry
4.4 / 5

At IN’n’OUT Autocentres we offer fixed prices MOTs and Servicing for any make and model of car with no hidden extras. We are proud to be a ‘Which? Trusted Trader’ so we are really a garage you can trust. We also have a 5 Star Trustpilot reviews rating. We provide OEM parts and 12 months warranty on all parts and servicing. We only use premium Castrol oils in all servicing.

Our services are all completed ‘while-u-wait’ so you have never have the inconvenience of losing your car for the day. You can watch your car as it is being worked on through the viewing window or sit back and relax in our clean and comfortable customer lounges with FREE Wi-Fi and coffee and read the latest magazines.

Check out our latest reviews and BOOK NOW!!

Dudek motors
81 Jobs Completed
Dundee
5.0 / 5

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TVMPL
265 Jobs Completed
Barking
4.7 / 5

15 years of mechanical experience. C&G certified. We take on all types of mechanical repair & warranty work, incl: General maintenance & repair. Servicing. Brakes. Clutch. Cambelts. MOT failures. Head gasket replacements etc. No job too big or small.
All our staff are friendly, patient & polite. And you're vehicle and time are probably even more important to us than they are to you..

We specialize in a prompt & efficient fast fit service.

P.S.
In the event of any issues arising, be assured that The Vehicular Maintenance Program will do all within its utmost to rectify any issues potentially caused by ourselves.
We encourage all customers and users of our services to immediately get in contact with us regarding any matters they aren't pleased with, before leaving negative feed back.

Thank you so much.

We look forward to working with you.

IN'n'OUT Autocentres Cardiff
996 Jobs Completed
Cardiff
4.3 / 5

At IN’n’OUT Autocentres we offer fixed prices MOTs and Servicing for any make and model of car with no hidden extras. We are proud to be a ‘Which? Trusted Trader’ so we are really a garage you can trust. We also have a 5 Star Trustpilot reviews rating. We provide OEM parts and 12 months warranty on all parts and servicing. We only use premium Castrol oils in all servicing.

Our services are all completed ‘while-u-wait’ so you have never have the inconvenience of losing your car for the day. You can watch your car as it is being worked on through the viewing window or sit back and relax in our clean and comfortable customer lounges with FREE Wi-Fi and coffee and read the latest magazines.

Check out our latest reviews and BOOK NOW!!

RJD Automotive
49 Jobs Completed
Evesham
5.0 / 5

RJD Automotive is based just outside kidderminster, no job is to small or big. We specialise in all aspects of keeping you and your vehicle on the road. We have a race team and also do alot motorsport vehicles also. Please get in touch for competitive prices and A class service.

IN'n'OUT Autocentres Peterborough
1011 Jobs Completed
Peterborough
4.4 / 5

At IN’n’OUT Autocentres we offer fixed prices MOTs and Servicing for any make and model of car with no hidden extras. We are proud to be a ‘Which? Trusted Trader’ so we are really a garage you can trust. We also have a 5 Star Trustpilot reviews rating. We provide OEM parts and 12 months warranty on all parts and servicing. We only use premium Castrol oils in all servicing.

Our services are all completed ‘while-u-wait’ so you have never have the inconvenience of losing your car for the day. You can watch your car as it is being worked on through the viewing window or sit back and relax in our clean and comfortable customer lounges with FREE Wi-Fi and coffee and read the latest magazines.

Check out our latest reviews and BOOK NOW!!

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Wheel Alignment Near You
Frequently asked questions
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What is Wheel Alignment?

Wheel Alignment (or 'wheel tracking') is the process of aligning all four wheels of the car to the manufacturer's specifications, so that the car drives straight and true, has maximum stability, fuel efficiency and minimum tyre wear.
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How are Wheel Alignments performed?

Wheel alignment requires dedicated equipment: a special clamp is attached to each wheel and, with the steering wheel centred, a computer uses the reflections from the clamps to calculate necessary adjustments - for alignment and for camber ('lean' angle of the wheels when viewed front-on) and 'toe in' / 'toe out' (deliberate, slight angling of the wheels inwards when viewed from above, to improve handling and stability.) The garage will give you a print-out of the results.
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How do I know if I need Wheel Alignment?

If your car is pulling to the left or right when driving on a flat road without crosswinds, or if your tyres are wearing unevenly, or if your steering is shaking, you may need wheel alignment. Start by checking your tyre pressures first, though.
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How long does Wheel Alignment take?

Typically, a garage can align your car's wheels and provide you with a printed record of their actions in 30 minutes.
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How much does Wheel Alignment cost?

Front-only wheel alignment is available from £25, with 4-wheel alignment a little more. Many garages will include it as part of a Full Service though.

Average rating for  Front Wheel Alignment  bookings

4.54

652 reviews

Wheel Alignment Cost

Wheel Alignment costs between £35-£40 usually for a Front Wheel Alignment as it is a quick and easy procedure. It can also save you paying for more expensive repairs as a result of unaligned wheels such as broken suspension or worn tyres. Take a look below at the average quote on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of the top car makes.


Front Wheel Alignment Cost by Car Make
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£38.71
Ford£37.56
Volkswagen£39.47
BMW£41.04
Mercedes£37.51
Renault£40.19
Peugeot£37.86
Audi£43.12
Nissan£39.85
Toyota£38.77
Citroen£36.33
Volvo£33.94
MINI£43.64

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 19/10/2020 and 17/01/2021.

What is wheel alignment?

If your front wheels are out of alignment, it means that they are not fitted into the correct position and do not point in the exact same direction.

If the front wheels are not aligned, your car will be more difficult to steer and a range of other issues may arise as a result.

Getting your front wheels aligned is not a costly service and does not take a huge amount of time. However, if you ignore the issue, you will likely cause damage to your steering and suspension.

Front wheel alignment is a service which is carried out on the front wheels of a car exclusively. The service is completed by moving the car into position where a machine in a garage can determine whether the front wheels are pointing in the exact same direction.

It is critical that they are because a range of problems will arise if the front wheels of your car are not aligned.

Front wheels are more likely to be knocked out of alignment because of an impact as they take the biggest brunt of speedbumps and hitting curbs.

4 wheel alignment is a service in which every wheel of a car has its alignment checked. A mechanic will make use of a specialist machine to check to see if all the wheels are pointing in the correct direction. If they are not, the same machine will manipulate the wheels to resolve the issue.

One of the most obvious signs that your front wheels need aligning is that your steering wheel will be shaking. Even a slight vibration is a tell-tale sign and as soon as you feel a change in the steering wheel, you should take your car in for a check.

Front wheel alignment is a straight forward service and the work will not take long for a mechanic to complete, however, the length of time your car will be out of action is completely dependent on how busy the mechanic is.

If they can work on your car immediately, the work should take less than an hour and you should be able to drive your car on the road safely once the work has been completed. However, if more work is required, such as a wheel replacement or a steering and suspension repair, the car may be out of action for longer.

A 4 wheel alignment will take a couple of hours to complete in a garage though it may take longer if more problems are discovered by the mechanic. However, if there is nothing wrong with your car apart from the wheel alignment, you should be able to drive your car safely on the road on the same day of the alignment.

If wheels are ‘toe in’ this means that the wheels are pointing inwards whereas if they are ‘toe out’ they are pointing away from each other.

An easy way to understand is by using your own feet, if they are both pointed forwards perfectly, they are in alignment, however, if you pointed them both outwards, they would be ‘toe out’ and if you pointed the inwards they would be ‘toe in’.

If this is the case with the rear wheels on your car, the vehicle will likely pull to one side while being driven.

‘Chamber’ is another term which you may hear mentioned, which refers to the tilt of each tyre.

Why do cars need to get alignments?

A huge range of problems can arise if your car wheels are not aligned. This is because different parts of your car will be placed under undue stress because of the wheels pulling in the wrong direction. The steering and suspension systems will be at most risk and if you do not get your wheels aligned, there is a high chance that a part of the steering and suspension system will also break.

If you notice any of the following symptoms, there is a good chance that the wheels on your car are out of alignment.

  1. Your car pulls to the left or right
  2. If you are driving straight and your car starts to pull to the left or right, this is a clear sign that your front wheels are out of alignment. There may be other issues to cause a car to pull to the left or right, however alignment is a common cause.

    An easy way to check if your car has a small pull, is to drive along a quite road slowly and have a loose grip on the steering wheel, if the car consistently moves to one side of the road, there is an issue.

  3. Squealing tyres
  4. Your tyres should not squeak at every turn. If they are then this is a clear sign that there is something wrong, most likely it is wheel alignment.

  5. Uneven or rapid tyre wear
  6. A clear sign that your front wheels are out of alignment is an obvious wear down of the tread on one of the wheels at the front of the car.

    If this is happening, there will be more weight or pull on one side which will cause the rubber to wear down quickly.

If your wheel is being replaced because the alloy wheel is damaged, a mechanic will check the alignment. An alloy wheel will usually pick up damage if it has suffered from a high impact and cracked, if this has happened, there is a strong chance that the alignment has also been affected.

A mechanic will ensure that any new wheels fitted are correctly aligned anyway so the car handles properly on the road.

There are some basic things you can do to avoid wheel alignment problems;

  1. Don't drive your car into curbs hard
  2. Do your best to avoid potholes
  3. Remove unnecessary weight from your car
  4. Maintain the right tyre pressure
  5. Drive safely

If your front wheels are out of alignment for a long period, your car tyres life could be reduced by thousands of miles and further problems would be caused to your steering and suspension.

Bad roads are the most common cause of front wheels getting knocked out of alignment. If there is a sudden impact as your car hits a pothole, there is a good chance that your wheels will be impacted.

If you hit a curb hard, then you are also running the risk of knocking the front wheels out of alignment.

We work with a network of over 15,194 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive wheel alignment prices for you. To find the best front wheel alignment offers in your area;

  1. Enter your car registration number
  2. Give us a few details about your car and your requirements
  3. We'll send you a great selection of quotes from mechanics and garages in

You can then compare the quotes and read reviews from previous customers to find the best front wheel or 4 wheel alignment deal before booking the local garage online.

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