Extended alignment

After a basic alignment if it is determined that, despite good tires and correct inflation, the handling characteristics of the vehicle are not correct, or if ride height is incorrect, or if the braking is uneven, wheel load scales must be used to set correct wheel load and ride height.

Follow the equipment manufacturer's instructions for measuring and setting wheel load

• Before setting wheel load and vehicle height, bounce vehicle a few times to let the suspension settle into the normal ride height position.

• On cars fitted with Bilstein shocks, the "normal ride height position" can vary with the car in the rest position. Pulling the suspension up or pushing it down at the bumper can result in different ride height positions. When checking or adjusting the ride height, manually position the car in the 'mean' or middle position.

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