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wheel balance is when the wheel is removed from the vehicle and balnced on a wheel balancing machine. an alignment is done with the vehichle as a whole and ur camber and tow is adjusted and aligned

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Q: What is the Difference between wheel balance and wheel alignment?
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What is the difference between wheel alignment and wheel balancing?

wheel balancing is to balance four wheels. wheel alignment is to straight four wheels.

Should you balance your tires before or after an alignment?

Before-a bad alignment cannot "unbalance" a wheel, but an unbalanced wheel, if bad enough, can throw off an alignment.

What is the difference between a steering wheel alignment and a front wheel alignment?

When you have the front end aligned the mechanic should align the steering wheel also. This is so the steering wheel is positioned straight when you're driving straight down the road.

Steering wheel shakes front wheel problem?

1 of 2 things or both, alignment or balance.

How much does it cost to get wheel alignment or wheel balance?

Wheel alignment 40-60 $ depending on where you go. Wheel balancing 20 $

Does a Hyundai Sonata need a 4 wheel alignment?

yes to balance well

How much is a wheel alignment?

In my area it will average around $50. It depends on the vehicle.

Why do cars shake?

There are a few possible causes, but probably the most common is wheel alignment and/or balance.

What should an alignment cost?

Usually a 4-wheel alignment costs between $60 & $90

Whats causing your left front tire wear more rapidly than the others?

your wheel balance or wheel alignment need adjusting

Why would your steering wheel and pedals be shaking when driving?

1. out of balance tire 2. Steering out of alignment 3. bad wheel bearings

You drove over icy snow which scraped the undercarriage now steering wheel in shaking?

Alignment and balance is off.