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7731 Balboa Avenue San Diego, CA 92111
(858) 279-1010
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Alignment Services

Have you noticed uneven tire wear? Or while driving have you noticed: an off-center steering wheel? swaying, drifting or pulling? difficult steering? Any of these symptoms may indicate the need for service or repairs to your vehicle's steering and suspension system.

At Holmberg Automotive, we have certified technicians who will perform a professional inspection of the system, providing you with a complete analysis of the current conditions and repair cost estimate. Holmberg Automotive is a full-service steering and suspension repair facility.


Alignment
A properly-aligned vehicle can protect you from spending hundreds of dollars in tire replacement and suspension repairs. That's why we recommend having your vehicle's alignment checked every 6 months or 6,000 miles. At
Holmberg Automotive, certified technicians perform alignments using the latest computerized technology for state-of-the-art accuracy.

There are two types of alignments performed based on the vehicle's construction:

1. All-Wheel Full Adjustable Alignment
For vehicles with adjustable rear suspensions, we adjust the front and rear wheels perfectly parallel to the vehicle's geometric centerline. The results are four wheels parallel with the steering wheel perfectly centered.

2. All-Wheel Thrust Angle Alignment
For vehicles with non-adjustable rear suspension, we determine the rear wheels' thrust line (the direction in which they push) and then adjust the front wheels to be perfectly parallel with the rear thrust line. The results are front wheels precisely aligned with the thrust line of the rear wheels, all four wheels parallel and the steering wheel perfectly centered.

Key alignment services include:

Alignment Check


Inspect steering and suspension system including tire condition and air pressure
Put vehicle on alignment rack, mount and compensate sensors
Print out alignment readings

 Holmberg Automotive Standard Alignment
All-wheel thrust angle or full adjustable alignment
Inspect steering and suspension system including tire condition and air pressure
Put vehicle on alignment rack, mount and compensate sensors
Print out initial alignment readings
Adjust alignment angles to manufacturer's specifications
Print out final alignment readings to verify alignment is within specification
Road test vehicle

 Holmberg Automotive Plus Alignment
In addition to the
 Holmberg Automotive Standard Alignment service, we:
Perform a four wheel tire rotation
Balance all four wheels on our state-of-the-art computerized balancing equipment

Steering, Suspension and Drive Line Parts
Worn steering, suspension and drive line components can cause noise, vibration, premature tire wear and misalignment. That's why we perform a complete steering and suspension system inspection with every alignment. By replacing worn parts you regain steering control and handling which will return your vehicle to its original operating performance.

Holmberg Automotive provides full service in steering, suspension and drive line parts replacement. We carry brand name parts, such as Napa, with most carrying a Lifetime Warranty on parts and labor.

Key parts we repair or replace include:
Ball joints
Bushings
Sway bar links
Center links
Idler arms/Pitman arms
Rack and pinion units
Tie rod ends/sleeves
CV joints/boots
CV axle half shafts
Shock absorbers
MacPherson struts/cartridges
     

Holmberg Automotive and Transmissions
7731 Balboa Avenue San Diego, CA 92111
Open M-F 7am - 5:30pm
Saturday 8 -12
(858) 279-1010