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Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment For Your Brighton SUV

January 7, 2015



Imagine you've left Brighton 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 quickly. 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 you're covering less ground for the same effort.

You're wasting kibble.

Alignment The same is true of your SUV when the wheels are out of alignment. That wheel that's pulling to the side is dragging down the rest of the car; so you push a little harder on the gas pedal to keep up your speed. You're wasting gas.

So have your wheel alignment checked at least once a year. It is essential to get it checked right away if you feel the car pulling to one side.

Sometimes we Brighton car owners bump a curb or hit a pothole and knock our wheels out of alignment. An accident can take the wheels out of alignment as well.

Brighton motorists need to make sure they're tracking straight. You'll get better fuel efficiency and your tires'll last longer. Now, mush!

Spartan Tire Brighton
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Brighton, Michigan 48114
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