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Car Struts and Shock Repair 101

Our Suspension Repair Experts Will Keep Your Vehicle in Great Shape

Well-Maintained Shocks, and Struts Are Essential

My car is driving fine, so why must I replace my struts and shocks?

This is a question many mechanics get asked, along with the suspension repair specialists at West Automotive Group in San Diego County, California. Many motorists believe that if their vehicles drive smoothly, they don’t need to replace or repair their shocks and struts. But failing to do so can spell trouble down the line.

Why? While most manufacturers recommend getting your shocks and struts closely inspected—and even replaced—at the 50,000-mile marker, yours could wear out sooner rather than later. Worn-out shocks and struts won’t efficiently absorb the bumps and potholes your car drives over, allowing that energy and shock to spread throughout your entire vehicle. This can lead to further damage, including issues with your wheel hubs, ball joints, and other essential components.

Even if your car is driving fine, having our auto repair mechanics closely inspect and repair your shocks and struts is essential.

Does Your Car Need Shocks and Struts Repair?

Do you know if your vehicle needs shocks and struts repair? If it does, it may display one or more of these symptoms:

  • Fluid is leaking from your struts or shocks
  • Your ride is super bumpy
  • You notice a significant decrease in handling
  • Your car bottoms out when you drive over a dip or pothole in the road
  • Your car is swaying as you drive along curvy roads
  • You hear strange sounds while steering
  • Your car feels shaky or is vibrating
  • Your tires have uneven or excessive wear and tear
  • Your car is unstable when you try to use the brake

If you notice any of these symptoms, call the suspension repair technicians at West Automotive Group in San Diego County, California, or visit us at one of our [autolab_locations_count] locations. We will closely inspect your suspension system and let you know if your shocks or struts must be repaired or replaced. You can count on us for high-quality, dependable, and cost-efficient car care services.

San Diego County’s Go-To Suspension Repair Experts

Does your car feel wobbly, leaking, or making strange noises? If so, schedule a suspension repair appointment at one of our [autolab_locations_count] AAA-Approved automotive repair shops. For over 15 years, we’ve taken excellent care of every customer that has walked through our doors. We will treat you and your car with the attention and respect you deserve and get you back on the road in no time at all.

Contact West Automotive Group in San Diego County, California, for all your auto repairs and maintenance needs. We look forward to speaking to you shortly!

Written by West Automotive Group