Suspension - Shocks and Struts
Signs Your Shocks Should be Replaced
Does the front end of your vehicle bounce or dip down as you apply the brakes? If so, it may be time for new shocks. Other symptoms of worn shocks include:
If you suspect a problem with your shocks or any other component of your suspension system, have it checked as soon as possible. Worn shocks and struts will stress your vehicle’s suspension and steering components and may even ruin tires. This can lead to more extensive and costly repairs.
This diagram shows all of the components of the steering and suspension system.
What Do Shocks and Struts Do?
You may notice that shocks and struts are often mentioned in the same breath. That’s because they work together to perform similar jobs. Shocks and struts are a key component of your suspension system. They absorb dips and bumps in the road and keep your wheels safely on the road. They greatly increase handling and your ability to control the vehicle.
The Shock and Strut Timeline
Shock and struts typically last about 50,000 miles. Once they’ve reached the end of their service life, we strongly recommend that you replace all four shocks and struts at the same time.
If you’re experiencing problems, or want to make sure that all of your steering and suspension system components are working properly, bring your vehicle into Adeal Auto Repair.