I take my car, a Swift ZDI often to hills and I must admit that I love to zip around the corners/ hair-pin bends. Due to extensive hill driving, is it necessary for me to check wheel balancing, alignment and rotate them more often than usual (~5k kms)?
P.S: I didn't notice any abnormalities though once I am back on the flat roads.
Due to extensive hill driving, is it necessary for me to check wheel balancing, alignment and rotate them more often than usual (~5k kms)?
Irrespective of any terrain driving, it is always advisable to get the Wheel alignment and balancing done every 5000 kms or 6 months whichever is earlier. The process should be wheel balancing > Tyre rotation > Wheel alignment. Doing this will keep improve your tyres and the vehicle's life.
The following BHPian Thanks ghodlur for this useful post:
I read here that balancing and alignment needs to be done every 5000 Kms. My Linea is at 15000 Kms now never got balanced or aligned so far and never had any issues. Touchwood. I ruined a set of 4 tyres already on my previous car by not getting it done periodically. I don't want to take chances now. The issue is I am moving homes and in Mumbai now. My car is laden with home goods almost 200 kgs. Is it ok if I get it balanced and aligned now or would it be better after I unload it. Might do another 200 Kms before I finalize a home to unload the car. Balancing won't be an issue since the tyres would be removed anyway. But alignment?
Recommendations for a good shop for balancing and alignment around Parel, Mumbai please.
OT. Also, any help in finding a home in 9 Kms radius of Parel would be great. Having a hard time finding one.
Last edited by bharatbits : 30th October 2017 at 07:44.