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Monthly Archives: July 2021

Signs You Need Suspension Repair

Signs You Need Suspension Repair

All vehicles come outfitted with shocks or struts, which make up your suspension system. Both are responsible for giving you a smooth ride. However, most people may not realize that they also significantly contribute to your ability to maintain control and stability of your car while driving. With such an important task, what are the signs to look out for when they stop working?   Listed below are several signs of worn-out shocks and struts: You feel excessive bouncing, rolling, and rocking while driving over rough roads or railroad tracks, requiring you to adjust your steering. Uneven tire wear is another warning sign. Old shocks and struts will disable you from maintaining good contact with the road. Worn shocks can sometimes cause steering wheel vibration or shaking on smooth roads. Your vehicle is pulling in different directions when applying the brakes. You may also have fluid leaks pooling near the shocks and struts. Lastly, you may also try the bounce test. The bounc ... read more

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