Diagnosis & Repair Help for Steering, Suspension & Alignment Problems
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Steering, Suspension & Alignment Repair Information

front suspension alignment

Wheel Alignment Diagnosis & Repair Topics:

Fixing Common Alignment Problems

Basics of Wheel Alignment: Camber, Caster & Toe

How To Align The Unalignable

Aligning Light Trucks & SUVs

Correcting Steering Pulls

Wheel Alignment Self-Test Quiz (Download or Print PDF file)

Steering & Suspension Quiz (Download or Print PDF file)



Steering Diagnosis & Repair Information:

Electric Power Steering

Variable-Assist Power Steering Systems

Troubleshooting Rack & Pinion Steering

Power Steering Fluid

Rack & Pinion Steering Inner Tie Rod Sockets

Correcting Steering Pulls

Torque Steer in FWD Cars

Toyota Steering Recall

Suspension Problem Diagnosis & Repair Articles:

How To Inspect Your Car's Suspension

Diagnosing Shocks & Struts

Strut Suspensions

Servicing Air Ride Suspensions

How Spring Sag Affects Chassis Ride Height

Ball Joints: Inspection & Replacement Tips

Sealed Wheel Bearing Hub Units

Wheel Bearing & Seal Service



Tire & Wheel Diagnosis & Repair Information:

Watch Out For Old Tires

Why Tires Fail

What To Do If You Have A Flat Tire

Floor Jacks & Jack Stands (How to Safely Raise Your Vehicle)

Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS)

TPMS Warning Light

Ford F150 Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Tire Safety

Run-Flat Tires

Tire Care Survey Results

Tire inflation tips

Tire Valve Stems

Diagnosing Tire Problems

Tire Wear (What to look for, how to reduce it)

Tires - When to Replace & What to Buy

Used Tires - Are They Safe?

Tire Rotation: When & How To Rotate Your Tires

Curing wheel & tire vibrations

Wheel Balancing


Links to Tire-Related Websites with Technical Information:

Updated May 19, 2019

Consumer Affairs Tire Reviews & Information

Continental Tire Service Bulletins

Michelin Tire FAQs

TireSafety.com (Info on how to check tires, tire construction & safety)

Tire Tech at TireRack.com (Info on tire design, speed ratings, sizing)

Toyo Tire Service Bulletins


Helpful Brochures You Can Download:

Tire Inflation Tips from Firestone (PDF file).

Tire Rotation Tips from Bridgestone (PDF file).



Mitchell 1 DIY eautorepair manuals

Mitchell Repair Information for the Do-it-Yourselfer




Alignment Guide Training Program:

Here's a product that can help you better understand the basics of wheel alignment,
steering and suspension troubleshooting. It is a software program you can run on any
Windows PC or laptop:

Alignment Guide training software
Click for more information about
Alignment Guide Training and Quick Reference software.