Tyres, Tracking, Wheel Alignment, Burton

  • We offer competitive prices and the ability to access stock promptly, call us for a quote today.
  • Please have your tyre size to hand when you call to enable us to quote correctly.
  • Puncture repairs available.

Why should I check my wheel alignment?

Ever noticed your vehicle is pulling to the left/right on a straight, flat road? For some reason your tyres are wearing unevenly? Then you should go and get your Wheel Alignment checked and possibly adjusted if necessary. If your vehicles wheel are not aligned correctly, then this will cause abnormal wear to your tyres and therefore add extra cost for new tyres.

Always have your vehicles wheel alignment checked when:

  • Your vehicle has hit something e.g a kerb
  • Your tyres are wearing unevenly
  • When having new tyres fitted and you would like to maintain them longer
  • When you replace steering or suspension components e.g track rod ends/suspension arms
  • You notice your vehicle pulling to the left/right on a straight, flat road
  • Your steering wheel remains at an angle when driving in a straight line

This is a simple process and can be done at our garage in Burton-on-Trent.

Why is wheel alignment important?

Incorrect Wheel Alignment can affect the wear of your tyres, the handling of your vehicle and therefore your safety. Wheel alignment is designed to minimise the wear in your tyres and improve their life and performance. If your wheels are aligned correctly, it improves comfort for the driver and passengers, improves fuel economy, improves wear and performance of your tyres and the handling and driving safety of your vehicle.

What is the difference between wheel alignment and wheel balancing?

Wheel alignment and wheel balancing are two completely different processes. Wheel Alignment, sometimes known as tracking is the correct adjustment of the wheel angles specified by your vehicle manufacturer, where as Wheel Balancing allows the wheels to spin without causing a horrible vibration (often resulting in the steering wheel shaking at certain speeds).

How do I find my Tyre Size?

Your tyre size is printed on the side of the tyre (also called the sidewall). Please see the photo below showing the different bits of information we will need to know when pricing up tyres for you.

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Andrea Wain
4 months ago

Highly recommend as previously went to main dealers and not happy with the repairs and service carried out. Crescent Motors are excellent. All aspects of work undertaken completed to a very high standard. Staff pleasant and nothing too much trouble. Happy customer and brilliant service....

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Rob Hills
9 months ago

I used Crescent Motoring to service my BMW car. I found them very professional and gave honest advice. Stuart rang me after analysing the vehicle and told me what was urgent and what wasn't. I'll be using this company again for all future works on...

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Rachel Gardner
9 months ago

Highly recommended! Absolutely fantastic team. No job is too big or too small for them and they don't mess you around like some other places. No hidden extras, no work undertaken without them asking you first. Fast and efficient! Can't thank them enough and I...

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Steph Bendall
1 year ago

I had a wonderful experience today. Such honesty and integrity! My silly motor wouldn't start for me but seemingly behaves for them-but they were very honest about it instead of trying to con me out of lots of money as some might have. Thankyou so...

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Emma Louise Johnson
1 year ago

Crescent Motoring has been amazing this year going above and beyond to get our car back on the road. It was a particularly difficult diagnosis even the main dealer couldn't find it. Thank you.

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Gaz MacNicol
1 year ago

my 1st time using Crescent today for my cars MOT.
Excellent service & my car was ready on time.
Had a chat with Stuart about tyres, as I'm gonna need some for the winter, very helpful and will be using Crescent to get...

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Marie Cumberland
1 year ago

My husband had his Jeep Cherokee serviced a couple of weeks ago. Social distancing dropping his car off and picking it up. His car was sanitised when We picked it up. Over all he was happy with the job they done and a reasonable price....

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Shabina Aqil
2 years ago

Fantastic company where nothing is too much. Have been great to my family and I over the past few years. Sold us reliable cars and always does best to keep costs low. Would recommend to anyone.

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Helen Hawksworth
2 years ago

Again another great experience from Crescent Motors. Friendly, trustworthy and a very quick turn around as needed my car for work tomorrow. Thank you 😊

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Sarah Key
2 years ago

Crescent Motoring came to our rescue today after blowout on my car on the M6 today. I had a vulnerable lady with me who Is deafblind and it was very cold.

Steve came in the recovery van straight away and had the...

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Melanie Evans
2 years ago

Excellent service again today, thank you to all at Crescent Motors.

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Holly Blackwood
2 years ago

Always friendly, never pressured. I’ve had a Service and MOT here and wouldn’t hesitate to use them again.

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Contact Us

41 Wetmore Road,
DE14 1SN

Tel: 01283 509000

Opening Hours

Monday: 8am-5pm
Tuesday: 8am-5pm
Wednesday: 8am-5pm
Thursday: 8am-5pm
Friday: 8am-5pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed