Steering Geometry and Four Wheel Alignment

Technicians involved in the inspection of vehicle suspension and steering systems require specialist knowledge to identify the appropriate adjustments and where component replacement is necessary. Incorrect steering geometry or wheel alignment can affect the vehicle’s stability and cause uneven tyre wear. The principles of steering geometry, the operation of alignment equipment and the interpretation of measurements are covered in this course, enabling technicians to correctly diagnose faults and propose the appropriate corrective action. This course is not suitable for technicians without access to wheel alignment test equipment in their workplace.

This course is delivered by Bosch and upon successful completion qualifies for IMI Awards Quality Assured Programme (QAP) certification.

Course Details

  • CPD Credit Value 10
  • Course Format Physical
  • Course Duration 1 day
  • Provided By Bosch

What do I receive?

You will be able to:

  • State the mechanical and geometric measured values in relation to suspension and steering systems.
  • Understand the effects of incorrect adjustment.
  • Measure and record alignment values for all wheels to determine the alignment adjustments required.
  • Carry out adjustments to return the vehicle to the correct specification.

Who is this for?

Vehicle technicians who are familiar with wheel alignment equipment in their workplace and the primary vehicle steering geometry measurements.

CPD Credit Value   10

Course Duration   1 day

Venue    STC Uxbridge / regional centre

Dates listed subject to change.

£190 + VAT Member
£210 + VAT Non-Member

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