Should I Get Alignment at Dealer or Independent Shop?

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I get how to adjust the steering wheel, but maybe that’s not the problem? Could be an alignment issue? My Jeep was put on a train, then a truck, from the factory to my dealer. I’m thinking all that could have messed up the alignment.

 

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I get how to adjust the steering wheel, but maybe that’s not the problem? Could be an alignment issue? My Jeep was put on a train, then a truck, from the factory to my dealer. I’m thinking all that could have messed up the alignment.
How is it handling? If there is concern there then I understand wanting to get checked.
 

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I get how to adjust the steering wheel, but maybe that’s not the problem? Could be an alignment issue? My Jeep was put on a train, then a truck, from the factory to my dealer. I’m thinking all that could have messed up the alignment.
Loading your Jeep for transport will not mess up the alignment. It can literally be done with a tape measure and a 15mm wrench.
 

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Only thing they will do is toe and straighten wheel. Nothing else is adjustable unless you get adjustable control arms. Very easy to do both yourself. You will do at least as good a job as most shops you will take it to.
 

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May not pertain to your problem but keep in mind the steering wheel is set to center on a perfectly flat surface. Any crown in a road will cause the steering wheel to be off center a bit.

 

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