What do the wheel lug nuts do? The wheel lug nuts are what attaches the wheel to your vehicle. Whenever a wheel is taken of? the lug nuts need to be tightened to ensure that your wheel will stay firmly affixed to your vehicle How do you know you need your lug nuts tightened? You hear a clunking or rattling sound originating from the wheels How are the lug nuts tightened by a mobile mechanic? Each car has a recommended torque amount for the lug nuts The car is raised on jack stands and the wheels are attached by hand The car is lowered slightly so that the wheels are just touching the ground The lug nuts are tightened using a torque gun to the specifications recommended by the manufacturer How important is having your lug nuts tightened? Extremely important. If the lug nuts are not tightened correctly you run the risk of having your wheel fall off while you are driving. This would pose extreme danger not only for yo? but for all other drivers on the road.
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How it Works
Get an instant online price for most maintenance and tire services. For repairs, you can book a service call and a mechanic will diagnose the concern and give you a quote, on-site. If you would like a quote before we see the vehicle, you can Request a Quote in as little as 60 seconds and receive your quote by email or phone, usually within 1 business hour.
Book a Time
After selecting your service(s) (or a diagnostic), simply select a day & time that works best for you and we will dispatch our best-suited technician or mechanic, based on your vehicle & needs. You will receive a confirmation email with the details and a reminder email/SMS as well. Auto care has never been easier!
Once the technician arrives, they will explain the work order, what they will be doing and then begin work on your vehicle. In most cases, a complementary Digital Vehicle Inspection will be completed so you can have peace of mind that your vehicle is in good condition or what may need to be addressed in the future.