Wheel Balancing

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Wheel Balancing

First Stop Auto Centre is a trusted car service centre with years of experience in providing excellent service to thousands of motorists in the area. Wheel balancing is one of our primary areas of expertise, and we perform this essential service strictly per the highest industry standards.

Wheel balancing Bilston is a widely prevalent issue, plaguing a vast majority of vehicles here. Many a time, motorists are unaware of it as its symptoms are not easily noticeable. As such, we advise our patrons to get their wheel balance checked occasionally.

What is wheel balance?

The balance of a wheel has to do with the equitable distribution of mass throughout its body. Tyres are made from an amalgamation of different compounds; rubber is the primary component used in the production of a tyre, but there are several other compounds added to it for enhancing specific properties. For example, silica is added to reduce the rolling resistance of tyres.

An ideal tyre has its mass distributed evenly throughout its carcass. However, this perfect weight distribution and balance of a tyre may get skewed for a variety of reasons. The daily impact of the road is primarily responsible for wheel imbalance. It means that the mass gets concentrated at specific spots, creating heavy spots (where the mass is concentrated) and light spots (where it is not).

At First Stop Auto Centre, we have the necessary equipment to measure the imbalance accurately to the last gram. Whenever you suspect the issue, bring your car to our wheel balancing garage Wolverhampton for a check-up.

How to detect wheel imbalance?

Wheel imbalance may not be the most severe issue that your car can face, but it definitely affects several performance parameters of a vehicle and also reduces the longevity of your car tyres.

There are few signs of wheel imbalance that you may keep an eye out for.

  • Bulges on the body of the tyre
  • Vibrations through the floorboard, which increase in intensity as you accelerate
  • A sharp decline in the fuel economy of your car
  • Scuffed tread wear pattern

On noticing one or more of these issues, bring your vehicle to our garage for wheel balancing Bilston immediately. Our experienced car technicians have the expertise to diagnose the problem and take appropriate measures to mitigate it.

Why choose us?

First Stop Auto Centre has been at the forefront of the car service sector in Bilston for years now. Our garage has state-of-the-art equipment to complement the skills of our expert technicians.

Apart from wheel balancing Wolverhampton, we also provide other essential services required for the smooth operation of vehicles. Among them are wheel alignment, tyre pressure check and puncture repairs.

We also have a vast repertoire of EU labelled tyres from reputed brands like Michelin, Continental and Dunlop. Visit us today for all your automobile needs. We are here to help.

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