I have a 2005 BMW 325i, 28k miles. The dealer tells me the tires are wearing unevenly and recommends an alignment and tire rotation. (I had the tire rotated last year on their recommendation; they didn
Most alignment machines have all the "specs" incorporated into their software. This means that if you put the type of vehicle into the alignment computer it automatically tells you what the alignment specifications should be.
While I have always encouraged people to go to the dealership, this is something that can be done anywhere. I would make sure that you take it to an ASE certified shop so that you know that they have the best training. You can check your area with this website:
This dealership should have done a better job at explaining why they want you to have it done with them as opposed to somewhere else, but bad specs would not be the reason. Good Luck.
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〉 Answered on Aug 25th, 2007 by Lori Johnson, Owner and Instructor at Ladies Start Your Engines