What is Wheel Balancing?

Wheel balancing is a process of placing weights on the wheel to achieve an even distribution of weight. A technician will use a special balancing machine to measure the weight distribution of the wheel and then place weights on the wheel to even out the distribution.

Benefits to your Vehicle

Reduce Vibration

When the wheels are unbalanced, they can cause unpleasant vibrations in the steering wheel, seat, or floorboard. these vibrations can affect your driving comfort and performance. wheel balancing eliminates these vibrations and ensures a smoother ride.

Even tire wear:

Unbalanced wheels can cause uneven tire wear, which can reduce the lifespan of your tires and affect your vehicle’s handling and braking. Wheel balancing promotes even tire wear and helps you save money on tire replacement and maintenance.

Improved safety:

Balanced wheels improve vehicle stability and handling, which are essential for safe driving. Unbalanced wheels can increase the risk of accidents or loss of control, especially at high speeds or in wet or slippery conditions. Wheel balancing enhances your safety on the road by reducing the chances of tire failure or blowout.

Wheel balancing should be done whenever you install new tires, rotate your tires, or notice any signs of vibration or uneven tire wear. You can also check your owner’s manual for the recommended wheel balancing intervals for your vehicle. Wheel balancing is usually done by a professional technician using a special machine that measures the weight distribution of the wheel and adds or removes weights as needed.

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