Your Shocks & Struts are important parts of your suspension system. The Shocks absorb impact and bounce of your up and down, side to side motion. Struts are mounted directly to your vehicle chassis (frame) and hold the springs which move with tires; keeping them in contact with the road over bumps, dips, curves, and other surprises along the way.
Your vehicle may need new shocks and struts if:
- Your tires show unusual wear patterns.
- Poor Handling, you experience a generally bumpy or shaky vehicle ride; poor steering response, stiffness or noise when steering; “nose dive” or instability when braking; or swaying/leaning when turning or changing lanes
- You’re Mileage is over 50,000. Testing has shown that at around 50,000 original equipment shocks and struts may be worn to the point of needing replacing (depending on vehicle and driving conditions).