Steve's Four Wheel Alignment Quiz

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Steve's Four Wheel Alignment is a study course book on automobile wheel alignment. Steve talks and demonstrates how to diagnosis, and correct wheel misalignments. The quiz below gauges your understanding of the subject.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the most important alignment angle in terms of tire wear?
    • A. 

      Camber

    • B. 

      Caster

    • C. 

      Toe

    • D. 

      Steering axis inclination

  • 2. 
    When performing a four wheel alignment, always start by:
    • A. 

      Checking the tire pressure of all four tires

    • B. 

      Checking the pressure and condition of the tires on the rear axle

    • C. 

      Rotating all four tires

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and C only

  • 3. 
    Caster adds directional stability to a vehicle. Too much positive caster can cause:
    • A. 

      Loose steering

    • B. 

      A squealing noise around turns

    • C. 

      Quick braking action

    • D. 

      Hard steering

  • 4. 
    It is important to regularly rotate tires. Which of the below choices is correct:
    • A. 

      Tires should be rotated ecery 5,000 - 7,000 miles

    • B. 

      If a vehicle both radial and bias tires, rotate them front to back only

    • C. 

      After rotation a temporary noise problem will develop, but it will go away when the tire pattern returns to normal

    • D. 

      If a vehicle has both radial and bias tires, rotate them in an "x" pattern only

  • 5. 
    A vehicle's steering parts are wearing out prematurely. A likely cause is:
    • A. 

      Incorrect camber

    • B. 

      Incorrect caster

    • C. 

      Incorrect toe

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      B and C only

  • 6. 
    Toe-out is:
    • A. 

      Means the front of the tires are closer together than the rear of the tires

    • B. 

      Means the front of the tires are farther apart than the rear of the tires

    • C. 

      Corrects the tendency of the wheels to deflect out while in motion

    • D. 

      Isn't affected when suspension height is changed

  • 7. 
    Benefits of a four wheel alignment include:
    • A. 

      Increased tire life

    • B. 

      Increased fuel economy, if driving habits remain the same

    • C. 

      Increased turning angle

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and B only

  • 8. 
    The tires on a motor home have an abnormal wear pattern. All you can suggest to your customer is :
    • A. 

      Adjust positive camber

    • B. 

      Buy new, bigger radial tires

    • C. 

      Keep tires properly inflated, rotate them on schedule, and check the alignment

    • D. 

      Replace the tie rods

  • 9. 
    On most vehicles, _____ should be adjusted first:
    • A. 

      Camber

    • B. 

      Caster

    • C. 

      Toe

    • D. 

      It doesn't matter which order, unless its a front wheel drive car

  • 10. 
    A vehicle's tires show excessive tire wear to one side of the tire tread. A possible cause is:
    • A. 

      A worn steering knuckle

    • B. 

      Incorrect caster

    • C. 

      Incorrect camber

    • D. 

      Improper inflated tires

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