Q&A: Bent Wheels/Rims
1. What leads to a Bent Wheel or Rim?
There are many reasons why your wheel or rim bends. You may encounter a massive blow from an outside force. Alloy and Steel wheels/rims are susceptible to damage caused by road hazards, such as potholes. Speed bumps, dips, and curbs can also damage your wheel/rim if the driver is not careful.
2. My wheel/rim is bent. What should I do?
A bent wheel or rim should be taken care of immediately, repair or replace your wheel. If your wheel/rim suffers from significant damaged due to an accident, it may pierce into a tire and cause some air to leak out- which in turn can cause a flat or tire burst.
3. How can I tell if my wheels are bent?
If you are driving, you may/may not feel some differences in your vehicle such as Vibration in your steering wheel or passenger/driver/rear seats, less control when driving or even a pounding sound.
4. Can I repair my Steel Wheel/Rim?
Maybe. If the damage is too severe, we recommend purchasing a new wheel.
5. Can I repair my Alloy Wheel/Rim?
Alloy wheel bends are irreversible. We recommend purchasing a new or used alloy wheel/rim.
6. Can I take any preventative measures for wheel or rim bends?
Drive carefully and stay cautious of your surroundings. Accidents do happen, be sure to get any part of the vehicle fixed once you notice it prevent damage to other parts of your car.
Thanks for reading! Feel free to contact us if you have any additional questions.