Motorists in the Davenport area often wonder whether they need an alignment; some aren't completely certain what that even means, or what is involved. As one of the most trusted auto repair shops in the area, we like to explain things in a way our customers understand, so they can make an informed decision. We're highlighting the basics of a tire alignment below, along with symptoms that may indicate you need one. What exactly is an alignment? Put simply, it's a procedure involving adjustments made to the axles and tires of your car to get its suspension back into correct form. The suspension system actually connects your car with its wheels. A proper alignment means that your wheels are all "in sync" or aligned with each other. This results in your tires making solid contact with the pavement. Your tires will last longer when properly a ... read more
Because of the ever changing technology, training never ends! Even the most basic systems such as brakes and suspension can get pretty technical. With electronic parking brake systems, air ride height control and steering angle sensors we even run into problems or issues at times. Especially because we repair all different makes and models there is so much to learn about with each car manufacturer. It was nice of Napa to come into our shop with their Brake and Suspension Rep for a dinner and learn the other night. The team got to brush up on the latest brake systems and parts. Also, we caught up on the most innovative suspension parts available. Of course, it's always easier to learn on a full stomach!