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Do You Have Alignment Know-How? Ask the Alignment Maven, Ms. QuickTrick

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 8th, 2018 8:00am

Do You Have Alignment Know-How? Ask the Alignment Maven, Ms. QuickTrick Winter is a-coming! Not to mention the historic storms and fires from East to West coast. Rough roads, cooler temperatures, ice and snow. These all can negatively influence your tires and therefore alignment. So, here are the top 5 things to let you know you may need an alignment, followed by the top 5 things to be wary of when having an alignment done. How do you know? Handling – If your vehicle is drifting left or right, ...


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AskPatty.com, Inc Auto Service and Maintenance Videos: Signs of An Alignment Problem

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 24th, 2015 11:24am

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Los Angeles drivers often associate our wheels being “knocked” out of alignment with an event like an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. While these can certainly take your wheels out of alignment, the bumps and bounces of everyday Thousand Oaks driving ...


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AskPatty.com, Inc Auto Tips and Videos: Causes of Wheel Misalignment

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 1st, 2015 7:36am

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Thousand Oaks drivers often associate our wheels being “knocked” out of alignment with an event like a major accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. While these can certainly take your wheels out of alignment, the bumps and bounces of everyday driving take their toll ...


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Straight And True In Thousand Oaks: Wheel Alignment

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 4th, 2014 5:37pm

Your browser does not support videoMost Los Angeles folks worry about running out of gas or having a breakdown on the side of the road. That is why we practice preventive maintenance on our vehicles — that and to keep our repair bills down. But one important part of preventive maintenance that may get overlooked by Thousand Oaks auto owners is a periodic alignment inspection. Poor alignment causes tires to wear rapidly, unevenly ...


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Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 21st, 2014 7:34am

Your browser does not support videoHello Thousand Oaks car owners! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their lifespan. This means you will have to replace them more often, which can be costly in Thousand Oaks. It can even damage your suspension system, ...


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All Lined Up: Wheel Alignment Service At AskPatty.com, Inc

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 30th, 2013 10:36am

When all of your vehicle’s wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Hitting a road hazard or even just the normal bumps and bounces of everyday driving in Thousand Oaks can cause your car's wheels to be out of alignment. Driving for an extended time in Thousand Oaks when your wheels are out of alignment results in uneven tire wear. This is dangerous … and expensive. Worst ...


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Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment For Your Thousand Oaks car

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 17th, 2013 2:02pm

Imagine you've left Thousand Oaks and you're up in the arctic on a dog sled. Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground fast. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their own way and were pulling off to the side. That would slow you down. You would have to work harder to keep the sled going where you want it. The dogs are all working as hard as before, but ...


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Power Steering Service At AskPatty.com, Inc In Thousand Oaks

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 20th, 2012 11:44am

    />   Many Thousand Oaks drivers have been hearing about new advances in power steering technology, specifically, electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering for a few years. An electric motor directly provides the power assist to make steering easier. Undoubtedly we’ll see much more of this in Thousand Oaks as full electric cars and electric ...


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Tracking True In CA: Wheel Alignment In san fransisco

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 17th, 2011 2:55pm

    />   Wheel alignment is often overlooked by busy san fransisco and san diego car owners until serious tire damage has been done. One wheel can be knocked out of alignment from the rest by hitting a curb or pothole on Los Angeles roads. When a vehicle’s out of alignment, one or more of the wheels does not track true and pulls against the others. The tires will wear out very quickly and will ...


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Go Straight: Wheel Alignment

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 11th, 2010 3:29pm

You may have an alignment problem if your car drifts or pulls to one side, your steering wheel’s off center, you have uneven tire wear or your car doesn’t feel like it handles right as you travel around CA. When all of your Thousand Oaks vehicle’s wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Running into potholes, smacking a curb or other Thousand Oaks street hazard are great ...


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